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Elevate Washington shares tools and information that inform and support youth-service providers and expanded learning advocates.

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What Washington’s kids need to weather the challenges of the COVID-19 crisis and beyond

This report from Kids Count documents the impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Washington’s families. Using data from ...

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COVID Impact Survey—Analysis of Organizations Shifting to Virtual Programming

December, 2020 School’s Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in ...

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COVID Impact Survey—Analysis of Staffing Changes

December, 2020 School’s Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in ...

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COVID Impact Survey—Analysis of Organizations At Risk of Closure

December, 2020 School’s Out Washington developed the COVID-19 Impact Survey to understand how school-age childcare and youth development programs in ...

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Promoting High-Quality Out-of-School-Time in King County

Best Starts for Kids (BSK) is an initiative that aims to improve the health and well-being of all residents in ...

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Summer Science Project: Evaluation Findings 2014

This report from Public Profit describes a multi-year project intended to deliver high-quality science learning experiences to young people in ...

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Nurturing Social-Emotional Learning in Out-of-School-Time

We know that high-quality Out-of-School-Time programs provide a context that enables young people to learn and practice key social and ...

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Afterschool Quality: Moving from Research to Practice

Sustained participation in out-of-school-time programs benefits children and youth in myriad ways. However, it is critically important that these programs ...

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Foundations for Young Adult Success: A Developmental Framework

This report from the University of Chicago Consortium on Chicago School Research builds on the Consortium’s earlier work on the ...

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Four Influential Studies of Expanded Learning

There are a number of compelling evaluation studies of expanded learning programs. These four are particularly notable for their size, ...

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Out-of-School-Time Landscape Scan

In September 2017, School’s Out Washington released the King County Out-of-School-Time Landscape Scan, which was prepared by BERK Consulting with ...

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Social and Emotional Learning Landscape Scan

In this landscape scan, Youth Development Executives of King County (YDEKC) inventories the systems, strategies, and practices in place to ...

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