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ERIC Number: ED458940
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Sep
Pages: 34
Abstractor: N/A
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Making Afterschool Count: Communities & Schools Working Together, 2001.
Warren, Andrea; Yost, Ann
Making Afterschool Count, v4 n1 Sep 2001
This document is comprised of the single 2001 issue of a journal highlighting notable after-school programs, many funded by 21st Century Community Learning Center grants, and the school-community collaboration they entail. Articles in this issue on literacy are: (1) "Literacy and Afterschool: A Perfect Fit," focusing on literacy programs for limited English speaking children; (2) "Department of Education Assistant Secretary Pushes Literacy," providing excerpts from an interview with Susan B. Neuman after being confirmed Assistant Secretary for Elementary and Secondary Education; (3) "Literacy: The Centerpiece of Afterschool," describing a program offering homework help, recreational enrichment, and individualized reading programs; (4) "Community Schools Work with Families," describing the literacy activities of a community school; (5) "Middle School Initiative Targets Literacy," describing after-school programs at three middle school centers offering individualized reading help; and (6) "Literacy efforts Boost Scores, Morale," focusing on the impact of an after-school program concentrating on building literacy and mathematics skills and English as a second language. (KB)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Mott (C.S.) Foundation, Flint, MI.