Afterschool Quality and School-Day Outcomes

Technical report describing the relationship between youth program quality (as measured using the Youth PQA) and a range of positive school-day behavioral and academic outcomes. Analyses suggest that the elements of program quality that influence youth program attendance may be different from the elements of program quality that are most predictive of positive youth outcomes. Opportunities for reflection on daily work are positively associated with standardized reading measures.


Author: Charles Smith

Publisher: High/Scope Educational Research Foundation

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