This report looks at how schools, community-based organizations and other civic organizations in four cities — Boston, Dallas, Pittsburgh, and Washington, D.C. — formed coordinated networks to increase access to high-quality summer programming for young people. (Boston, Dallas and Pittsburgh were participants in the National Summer Learning Project, a multi-year, Wallace-funded effort to expand access to summer learning opportunities and understand whether and how voluntary district-run summer learning programs could help promote success in school, provide high-quality enrichment opportunities.)

All four cities sought to bring together their school district and an array of other players, such as the local out-of-school-time intermediary, community-based organizations, the library system, local government agencies, and the mayor’s office, to create new summer program slots and strengthen and promote existing programs. Click the link below to read the full report.

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