Hours of opportunity. Volume 1, Lessons from five cities on building systems to improve after-school, summer school, and other out-of-school-time programs /

High-quality out-of-school-time (OST) programs have a positive effect on youth development, but many cities have found it difficult to address the challenges of expanding and improving the quality of programs offered to underserved and high-need students. In response, The Wallace Foundation sponsore...

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Bibliographic Details
Corporate Authors: Rand Education (Institute), Wallace Foundation
Other Authors: Bodilly, Susan J.
Format: Book
Published: Santa Monica, Calif. : RAND, 2010.
Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Preface; Contents; Tables; Summary; Acknowledgments; Abbreviations; CHAPTER ONE: Introduction; Foundation Goals and Expectations; Purpose of This Monograph; Methods; Organization of This Monograph; CHAPTER TWO: The Early Phases of the Initiative and Decisions Made: The Importance of Context; The Start of the Initiative; City Context and the Planning Process; Coordinating Structures; The Role of the Mayor; Summary; CHAPTER THREE: How Sites Attempted to Improve Access, Quality, Information, and Sustainability and the Progress They Made.