Partnership for After School Education


December 16, 2019

​Shaping Summertime Experiences

Summer is a chance for children and youth to continue developing, but for those living in disadvantaged communities, summertime experiences can lead to worse health, social, emotional, academic, and safety outcomes, says a new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. The report lays out nine recommendations to address obstacles that disadvantaged children can face during the summer, including lack of access to quality programs, food insecurity, and exposure to unsafe and dangerous conditions, and to help all children develop positively and stay connected to resources.

December 16, 2019

CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice

CSforALL has released a white paper, CS for What? Diverse Visions of Computer Science Education in Practice, that provides a framework for understanding the myriad reasons for teaching computer science by considering their underlying values—beliefs about what is good, worthwhile, and important. It provides examples of how different CSed curricula, programs, and tools embody particular values and rationales in their design.