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ERIC Number: ED503967
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Nov
Pages: 7
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
Inside The Black Box: Exploring The "Content" of After-School. Out-of School Time Policy Commentary #5
Wilson-Ahlstrom, Alicia; Yohalem, Nicole; Pittman, Karen
Forum for Youth Investment
How do effective programs deliver academic content? Can after-school programs help students master a broader base of content? What strategies can help programs and systems deliver content effectively? What is realistic to expect of programs? Program content is closely linked with our understandings about the purpose of after-school programming. Interviews with Bob Stonehill, director of the State and Local Services Division at the U.S. Department of Education, and Karen Walker, vice president of Public/Private Ventures, help us uncover what's inside the "black box" of after-school programs. (Contains 2 tables and 14 endnotes.)
Forum for Youth Investment. The Cady-Lee House, 7064 Eastern Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20012-2031. Tel: 202-207-3333; Fax: 202-207-3329; e-mail: youth@forumfyi.org; Web site: http:// www.forumfyi.org
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Charles Stewart Mott Foundation
Authoring Institution: Forum for Youth Investment