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

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Get More from Your Data: 3 Steps to Success

This tip sheet from Public Profit offers a straightforward, three-step approach to making sense of the data you collect in … [ ]

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Needs Assessment Essentials

This “coffee break webinar” from Public Profit provides guidance on using publicly available information about communities alongside program data to … [ ]

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Dabbling in the Data

Youth programs collect a great deal of data on everything from program quality to participant demographics to youth outcomes. However … [ ]

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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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Washington’s Expanded Learning Opportunities: The Promise of a Systems Approach

This report, sponsored by the BUILD Initiative and the Raikes Foundation, describes how partners in Washington state took on a … [ ]

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America After 3PM: Afterschool Programs in Demand

America After 3PM, a project of the Afterschool Alliance, spans a decade of data chronicling how children spend the hours between … [ ]

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A Nation at Hope

The Aspen Institute National Commission on Social, Emotional, and Academic Development was created to engage communities in re-envisioning learning to … [ ]

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What Does the Research Say About Afterschool?

Afterschool and summer learning programs provide critical supports to families and have demonstrable effects on students’ academic achievement, school-day attendance, … [ ]

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