ERIC Number: EJ647810
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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After-School Needs Come into Spotlight: Seattle MOST Initiative Takes Long-Term, Grassroots Approach to Building Quality Programs.
Northwest Education, v7 n4 p30-31 Sum 2002
A Seattle (Washington) initiative is dedicated to building a system for out-of-school care, especially for low income, minority families. In this interview, the program coordinator describes how area out-of-school providers cooperated to train staff, train trainers, and elevate the field to a profession. Major issues that affect program quality are funding and community support. (TD)
Descriptors: After School Programs, Agency Cooperation, Community Involvement, Community Programs, Disadvantaged Youth, Interviews, Minority Groups, Partnerships in Education, Program Development, School Age Day Care, School Community Relationship, Staff Development, Youth Programs
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Washington (Seattle)