"After-School Programs: A Review of Evidence Under the Every Student Succeeds Act"
After-school programs can help schools support students' reading and math achievement, social-emotional development, and their likelihood of graduating high school, finds a research analysis.
The research groups Research for Action, Abt Associates, and McClanahan Associates analyzed the research track records of 148 after-school programs.
Sixty-four of them showed evidence of benefits for academic or social-emotional outcomes. Effective programs were found across every grade level, but there were significantly more for elementary and middle school grades than for high school.
Vol. 38, Issue 25, Page 4Published in Print: March 13, 2019, as After-School Programs