Accountability for after-school care [electronic resource] : devising standards and measuring adherence to them / Megan Beckett, Angela Hawken, Alison Jacknowitz.

Author
Beckett, Megan [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Santa Monica, Calif. : Rand, Labor & Population, 2001.
Description
1 online resource (127 p.)

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Increasing numbers of children are participating in after-school programs, and with more federal and state funding the number of such programs is likely to grow. This growth has been occurring, however, with little guidance as to what program features or practices might be most helpful in nurturing the educational achievement, emotional development, and health of the children involved. This book helps fill that need for guidance by offering a set of 18 model practices against which after-school programs can be evaluated. The authors provide ways to score adherence to the criteria, from excell
Notes
"MR-1411-SSCCP"--P. 4 of cover."
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p.101-105).
Language note
English
Contents
  • PREFACE; CONTENTS; FIGURES; TABLES; SUMMARY; ACKNOWLEDGMENTS; ACRONYMS; Chapter One INTRODUCTION; Chapter Two IDENTIFYING AFTER-SCHOOL CARE PRACTICES; APPROACHES TO IDENTIFYING PRACTICES; OUR META-ANALYTIC APPROACH; THE PRACTICES; SUMMARY OF LITERATURE REVIEW; Chapter Three MEASURING ADHERENCE TO AFTER-SCHOOL CARE PRACTICES; SAMPLE SELECTION AND STUDY PROTOCOL; INSTRUMENT DEVELOPMENT; LIMITATION OF OUR SURVEY INSTRUMENTS; DATA COLLECTION PROTOCOL AND SITE VISITS; RATING SCALES; Chapter Four ADHERENCE TO AFTER-SCHOOL CARE PRACTICES BY STONE SOUP PROGRAMS: RESULTS; SUMMARY ANALYSIS
  • FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONSCAVEATS; Chapter Five SUMMARY; Appendix A LIST OF PUBLICATIONS REVIEWED; Appendix B SUMMARY OF STUDIES/REPORTS REVIEWED; Appendix C SURVEY INSTRUMENTS; REFERENCES
ISBN
0-8330-3382-4
OCLC
  • 52730411
  • 437063553
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