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May 14, 2012
As the only federal funding stream that provides dedicated funds for afterschool programs, the 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) initiative plays an important role in supporting innovation in the out-of-school time (OST) field.
A reliable stream of funding like the 21st CCLC initiative can enable programs to move beyond survival mode to instead focus on developing and fine-tuning innovative approaches to supporting student learning.
The latest issue of our Research Update series reviews evaluations and research studies that showcase innovations in afterschool programs supported by 21st CCLC funding, and focuses on three areas of innovation:
You can find profiles of all cited evaluations and research studies in our OST Research & Evaluation Database.
Go to 21 CCLC: Stable Funding for Innovation and Continuous Improvement.