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Document Number: 2782

State Profiles of Extended-Learning Initiatives -- Opportunities and Implementation Challenges MS Word - The rapid expansion of extended-learning initiatives is being driven by two factors: the development of challenging academic standards for all children and the high proportion of parents working full time outside of the home. Through high-quality extended-time programs, children get the extra support needed to excel academically, they are safe and given opportunities to engage in enriching activities. This report examines six state-sponsored extended-learning initiatives as part of the Chief State School Officers’ Project to Improve Achievement in High Poverty Schools. Each profile contains information about major program components and background data, eligibility and application requirements, description of target populations and extended-time projects, student outcomes, program evaluation and lessons learned. (Council of Chief State School Officers, May 2000)...
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