A new report from the National Center on Time & Learning profiles three historically low-performing elementary schools that adopted an extended-day schedule and saw impressive gains with low-income students.
A new report by a coalition of business, professional, and education organizations suggests that the federal government should do more to support after-school STEM programs in order to get more underrepresented groups to consider careers in science, technology, engineering, and math.
A new report that examines the status of physical education in the United States finds that only a handful of states mandate the amount of time schools must spend on physical education.
A study involving 1.8 million 6th through 11th graders in the Los Angeles Unified School District found distinct advantages for students who took math classes early in the day compared to those who took math courses late in the day.
A new $2.5 million expansion of STEM learning opportunities through after-school programs was announced this week at the White House Science Fair.
A survey representing more than 250 urban and rural school districts, charter schools, and county offices of education across California finds inadequate state funding could force many after-school programs to close in the next two years.
WINGS for kids has been teaching low-income, elementary-school students social and emotional skills after school since the 1990s.
The South Los Angeles Math, or SLAM, Project hopes to help high school seniors from high schools in low-income areas make it to college without the need for remedial courses.
Schools in Kansas would have to use local funds rather than state aid to support activities such as high school sports if a proposed funding bill becomes law.
More than a hundred students have created websites for small businesses and nonprofit organizations through an after-school program operated by the Baltimore-based Digital Harbor Foundation.