Better Together: Building Local Systems to Improve Afterschool (A Conference Report)

Published :
July 2013, 32 pages
Author(s) :
H.J. Cummins
Publishing Organization :
The Wallace Foundation
Topics :
What happens when teams from 57 cities building afterschool systems gather to discuss two key system responsibilities – improving afterschool programs and using data for informed decision-making? Lots of rich discussion. This report covers a national afterschool conference held in February 2013. It details what mayors, program providers, system leaders, researchers and others had to say on matters ranging from how to measure afterschool performance to how to boost program quality.