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Who’s Minding the Neighborhood?

October 04, 2016

The role of adult capacity in keeping young people on a path to graduation  
Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation

September 19, 2016

Part of the Don’t Call Them Dropouts series of research, Dispelling Stereotypes of Young People Who Leave School Before Graduation explores the social and emotional competencies of young people who have left school before graduating from high school.

Type: Resource

TAG: Using Data

promises: Safe Places

channels: College & Career

SOURCE: Center for Promise

campaigns & initiatives: GradNation Campaign

Afterschool Programs that Follow Evidence-Based Practices to Promote Social and Emotional Development Are Effective

January 15, 2014

Professors Joseph Durlak and Roger Weissberg analyzed more than 60 afterschool programs. Their results underscore the link between high quality programs and student achievement, and show that quality afterschool programs are associated with increased academic performance, increased attendance, and significant improvements in behavior.