The Afterschool Alliance released the first of two issue briefs focused on after-school STEM education programs, addressing the value of partnerships in developing and maintaining these programs.

Schools continue to take advantage of federal funding for afterschool meals, encouraging better nutrition and afterschool enrichment.

It's one thing to make a decision to extend the school day. It's another to decide what exactly to do with that time, and to work out the logistics.

Through a series of reports, a California-based coalition is encouraging schools to take full advantage of their summers by using the time to prevent learning loss and encourage social, emotional, and academic growth in students.

Larry Summers, a former Harvard University president who served as a top economic adviser in the Clinton and Obama administrations, will chair the board of Citizen Schools, a Boston nonprofit.

As a new state requirement in Minnesota kicks in that all schools provide full-day kindergarten free of charge, districts are preparing to accommodate the influx of students.

A partnership between two organizations seeks to close educational disparities by adding hours onto the school day.

Competitive out-of-school activities give middle- and upper-class students a competitive edge in education and careers, further contributing to the opportunity gap, a new article in The Atlantic concludes.

A new report from the Wallace Foundation drew on feedback from low-income youths to develop a blueprint for creating strong and engaging after-school arts programs.

A new collection of essays published by the Bankstreet College of Education aims to inform best practices for learning outside the school day.


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