ERIC Number: ED363691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
A Primer on Improving the Quality of Academic Enrichment in Summer Youth Employment Programs. 1993 Summer Beginnings. Focus: Young People.
Youth Programs, spec iss Fall 1993
This primer is intended as a guide for the development and improvement of summer youth programs. The primer focuses on three common forms of summer academic enrichment strategies that combine work and learning: work-based learning strategies, classroom-based enrichment strategies, and summer jobs strategies. It includes information on the following: the key principles involved, the roles of the public schools, the community-based organizations, and employers, key principles guiding partnership development, and other standard components of summer academic enrichment. The guide also includes a short overview of 13 demonstration summer program sites, called Summer Beginnings. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ford Foundation, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Brandeis Univ., Waltham, MA. Center for Human Resources.
Note: Journal subtitle: Practical Lessons from Research and Program Experience.