The Beyond School blog is retiring after a run of nearly three-and-a-half years.
The schools will lengthen the day for 6th graders, who will receive extra literacy instruction, as well as enrichment and other academics.
The first of the schools in five states lengthening the school year by 300 hours are opening their doors for the new, longer year.
THINK Together, one of the largest extended learning providers in the country, acquires the Bay Area chapter of a national after-school organization.
Attention to the community schools model as a school turnaround strategy is growing.
The latest report in a five-year project on summer learning offers recommendations to districts aiming to offer high-quality summer programs.
Three summer programs have been selected out of a pool of 90 applicants for the National Summer Learning Association's annual award.
Growing attention is drawn to how to reduce academic losses over the summer months; expanded learning time seen as a solution by some.
Five cities will host summits with state and local leaders next year in support of after-school programs.
Students in Chicago earn virtual accolades for summer learning experiences at 140 organizations in the city.