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Maynard, Brandy R.; Kremer, Kristen P.; Polanin, Joshua R.; Vaughn, Michael G.; Sarteschi, Christine M. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2015
Over the past two decades, the number and types of after-school programs (ASPs) have increased substantially as a result of increased federal and private spending and because ASPs are perceived to provide wide-ranging and far-reaching benefits to students, families, schools and the public. The purpose of this systematic review and meta-analysis is…
Descriptors: After School Programs, Attendance, Student Behavior, Primary Education
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Sherriff, Nigel S.; Hamilton, Wook E.; Wigmore, Shelby; Giambrone, Broden L. B. – Journal of Community Psychology, 2011
This study explores the experiences and support needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people living in Sussex (UK), and the training needs of practitioners working with LGBTQ young people. The aims were to explore the experiences of young people including bullying, "coming out," social service and…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Youth Programs, Bullying, Young Adults
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Hicks, David; Holden, Cathie – Environmental Education Research, 2007
This paper looks at the growing interest in exploring alternative futures and in particular at the need for a futures perspective in education. It looks at the ways in which educators are responding to this and at the concerns expressed by young people themselves about the future. The value of a futures perspective in work exploring issues of…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Foreign Countries, Primary Education, Student Attitudes