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March 03, 2016

So What Exactly Is a Math Circle?

More students across the country are taking part in out-of-school activities such as math circles to enhance their understanding of the subject.

February 19, 2016

Popular Out-of-School-Time Cost Calculator Updated

The Wallace Foundation has updated a popular, online tool used to estimate the cost of out-of-school programs.

February 11, 2016

STEM Next Helps Out-of-School Programs Expand Through Professional Development

A new national initiative is working with out-of-school programs to help them bolster their STEM-education offerings through funding, training, and networking.

February 05, 2016

Report Finds Good After-School Programs Help Students Develop Social Skills

A new report explores how eight successful extended-learning programs in seven states worked to build an array of social and emotional skills in students.

February 01, 2016

New Report Praises Pairing After-School Programs, Competency-Based Learning

A new report from the American Youth Policy Forum supports collaboration between after-school programs and competency-based learning as a means to better prepare students for college and careers.

December 09, 2015

Report: How Five Schools Infused STEM Lessons Into After-School Programs

A new report from the Noyce Foundation offers some lessons learned from a project that partnered schools with after-school providers to boost students' interest in and engagement with science programming.

December 03, 2015

Some Stats on Extended-Learning Time From the GAO

Schools with the longest hours tend to be charters and to serve a larger percentage of low-income, black, and Hispanic students than schools overall, according to a new report from the U. S. Government Accountability Office.

June 30, 2015

The Candy Bar Effect: More Research Needed on STEM Programs' Impact

A lack of research on the combined effects of in- and out-of-school STEM learning is impeding efforts to understand what programs work for which students.

June 22, 2015

Better Access Crucial to Success of Summer and After-School Programs

Schools and communities need to do a better job of expanding access to after-school and summer learning programs, according to a panel of experts.

June 10, 2015

A Fishy High School Internship and a College Dream

Kiana Alvarez and more than half her classmates at Impact Academy of Arts & Technology near San Francisco credit school internships and other programs for inspiring them to become the first in their families to attend college.

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