A Fiscal Map of Expanded Learning Time (The After-School Corporation)

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Budgetary times are tough, but the need to help struggling schools deliver on the promise of public education can’t wait. Expanding the time and ways students learn by expanding the school day is a promising approach to preparing them to thrive in a world of constant change. To expand the learning day and achieve educational equity within our nation’s educational system, schools and their community partners need adequate and accessible resources. They also need to know where to find them. TASC developed this fiscal map, analysis and set of … [Read more...]

Expanded Learning Toolkit

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This toolkit is intended to provide resources for city agencies, school districts, intermediaries and other organizations interested in implementing or strengthening city-wide expanded learning opportunities, as well as state agencies and Statewide Afterschool Networks designing multi-city initiatives. These tools can guide such agencies as they develop plans for afterschool, summer learning and expanded learning time initiatives in their communities. The tools were developed by leading intermediary organizations that are members of … [Read more...]

AYPF Trip Report – The Impact of Expanded Learning Time: The After-School Corporation Model in New York City

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This study tour, funded by the C.S. Mott Foundation and led in partnership with the Collaborative for Building After-School Systems, gave federal policymakers an opportunity to examine the expanded learning time model currently in use in New York City public schools. ELT is being used as a tool to close the achievement gap and provide disadvantaged youth with opportunities not typically available during the traditional school day. The trip included visits to The Lorraine Hansberry Academy (P.S./I.S. 214) and Young Scholars’ Academy for … [Read more...]