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ERIC Number: ED500616
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
Building Community Partnerships: Tips for Out-of-School Time Programs. Research-to-Results Practitioner Insights. Publication #2008-13
Burkhauser, Mary; Bronte-Tinkew, Jacinta; Kennedy, Elena
Child Trends
Increasing community involvement in out-of-school time programs can yield significant benefits to programs and the students that they serve. Community partnerships have the potential to meet a wide variety of needs, from improving participant recruitment and attendance to contributing volunteers or other resources to programs. This research brief discusses ways in which community involvement can be important for out-of-school time programs and describes how programs can begin to identify valuable community resources and develop strategies for leveraging community support. (Contains 23 endnotes.)
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Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Atlantic Philanthropies
Authoring Institution: Child Trends, Inc., Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: District of Columbia