Year-round learning experience can help improve student engagement, says a new brief.
Randy Barth, CEO of the California-based THINK Together, discusses how his organization works.
A new report offers advice to states granted NCLB waivers on their out-of-school programs supported by federal funding.
Five museums and seven libraries are receiving a total of $1.2 million in funding to create multimedia, "21st century" learning labs.
Five states have joined forces to increase the amount of time students spend in school.
Student volunteers from the Canon-McMillan school district in Pennsylvania are helping researchers from the University of Pittsburgh take a deeper look at how children spread the flu.
A $1.5 million grant has been awarded to a new initiative aimed at curbing childhood obesity in out-of-school programs.
Community schools, schools where students are provided additional services and resources in addition to an education, are gathering attention nationally.
New research finds young people are motivated to volunteer by peer influence.
High school students from Upstate New York will travel to Haiti in February to carry out a farming and reforestation project in the struggling country.