After-School Opportunities Resources

Publications

Afterschool Time. (2006).  Mosaic.
Hammond, C., & Reimer, M. S. (2006).  Essential elements of quality after-school programs. Clemson, SC : National Dropout Prevention Center/Network.
Wimer, C. (2006).  Learning from small-scale experimental evaluations of after school programs. Out-of-School Time Evaluation Snapshot, 8
Smink, J., & Schargel, F. P. (Eds.). (2004).  Helping Students Graduate: A Strategic Approach To Dropout Prevention. Larchmont, NY : Eye On Education.
U.S. Department of Education (2000).  21st Century Community Learning Centers: Providing quality afterschool learning opportunities for America's families. Jessup, MD : U.S. Department of Education.

Web Sites

a coalition of public, private, and nonprofit organizations dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of after-school programs and advocating for quality, affordable programs for all children
Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs' mission is to significantly increase the number of low-income students who are prepared to enter and succeed in postsecondary education
the only national membership organization representing the entire array of public, private, and community-based providers of after-school programs
its mission is to ensure that all children, youth, and families have access to high quality programs, activities, and opportunities during non-school hours