After-School Programs

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Efforts to close the achievement gap ignore many advantages of privilege, writes former Massachusetts secretary of education Paul Reville.
July 8, 2015 – Education Week
A congressional proposal to roll federal after-school funds into a broader block grant has created an opening for critics and a rallying cry for advocates.
April 15, 2015 – Education Week
A program that enlists middle-of-the-pack students to tutor their struggling peers seems to boost the test scores for both groups.
April 1, 2015 – Education Week
UCLA basketball coach John Wooden understood that a one-size-fits-all approach to teaching students does not work, writes David Perrin.
February 25, 2015 – Education Week
A national network of after-school tutoring centers that brings a focus on creative writing is reaching a growing number of urban youths.
June 11, 2014 – Education Week
A graphic Commentary from TASC's Lucy Friedman shows a widening investment gap in after-school learning.
December 11, 2013 – Education Week
City leaders must make after-school education a priority, a group of mayors and city council members writes.
April 24, 2013 – Education Week
The Providence school district is in the middle of an initiative to recognize skills and give academic credit for learning taking place outside school.
February 6, 2013 – Education Week
In sparsely populated areas, advocates see great potential for out-of-school programs to provide academic enrichment to needy students, but find resources lacking.
December 12, 2012 – Education Week
The new environments serve as labs for students to improve their digital-learning and 21st-century skills.
August 22, 2012 – Education Week

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