After-School Programs

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Programs geared toward mobile-app development engage students through technology, business, and marketing.
June 13, 2012 – Digital Directions
Training of Out-of-School Staff Debated
The out-of-school field is trying to identify the training instructors need to be effective yet not just like classroom teachers.
April 4, 2012 – Education Week
Cash-strapped school districts turn to outside groups for help in paying for staff and academic essentials, prompting frustration from some.
March 14, 2012 – Education Week
January 18, 2012 – Education Week
The federal agency plans to expand programs for a quarter of America's students via field trips, teacher training, and more partnerships.
December 14, 2011 – Education Week
Advocacy groups for out-of-school-time programs and those for extra learning time in school are battling over federal funding.
August 31, 2011 – Education Week
By blending funding sources and building partnerships, communities have expanded and re-created summer programs.
July 13, 2011 – Education Week
With planned cuts in both summer-job and summer school programs, young people in some large cities may have plenty of time on their hands in the months ahead.
May 25, 2011 – Education Week
What's measured about science learning in the classroom differs from what's measured outside the classroom.
April 6, 2011 – Education Week
Informal science programs that focus on the environment hook young people because they are about issues that really matter to their lives.
April 6, 2011 – Education Week

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