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Improving After-School Program Quality

Summary of findings from two recent reports (Durlak and Weissberg and Yohalem and Wilson-Ahlstrom) relevant to policy and practice questions. One shows after-school programs attempting to enhance youth’s personal and social skills can improve outcomes important to both school and non-school audiences; The second describes instruments that measure the quality of youth program practices at the point of service.

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  • Author(s)

    Robert C. Granger | William T. Grant Foundation
    Joseph Durlak | Loyola University Chicago
    Nicole Yohalem | The Forum for Youth Investment
    Elizabeth Reisner | Policy Studies Associates, Inc.

  • Date Posted

    April 2007

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