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Promising Practices in Afterschool Programs

Academy for Educational Development

  • Program Education
  • Program Area Advancing Afterschool
  • Grant Amount $200,000
  • Grant Period October 1, 2004–December 31, 2006
  • Location Washington, DC, United States
  • Geographic Focus United States

About this grant

The continuing goal of Promising Practices in Afterschool Programs — a project of the Center for Youth Development and Policy Research at the Academy for Educational Development — is to increase the quality and quantity of afterschool programs by collecting and disseminating information on promising afterschool practices. Multiyear funding will enable the project to manage, enhance and maintain and the LISTSERV; streamline the submission process for promising practices; continue the production and dissemination of an action brief series; and expand marketing, dissemination and technical assistance efforts.During the past year, accomplishments included maintaining the Web site and LISTSERV; expanding the process of reviewing submissions; and disseminating promising practices.