How Is the Afterschool Field Defining Program Quality? A Review of Effective Program Practices and Definitions of Program Quality

October 1st, 2009 | RESEARCH

A review of studies on what constitutes high-quality afterschool programming concludes that the field is reaching consensus on its definitions of quality— which means that funders, policymakers, and providers increasingly have a sound basis on which to make informed decisions.


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Team Members

Kristi Palmer, Author, University of Connecticut
Stephen Anderson, Author, University of Connecticut
Ronald Sabatelli, Author, University of Connecticut


Publication: Afterschool Matters
Volume: 9
Page(s): 1

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Audience: Educators | Teachers | Evaluators | Museum | ISE Professionals
Discipline: Education and learning science
Resource Type: Peer-reviewed article | Research Products
Environment Type: Afterschool Programs | Public Programs