Information Resources

In conjunction with the Healthy Summers Summit, the National Summer Learning Association released a report entitled, Healthy Summers for Kids: Turning Risk Into Opportunity. The report details emerging research about summer’s surprising role in obesity in children.
Rochester City School District Action Plan for 2014-2018: “We Will Treat Every Child Like One of Our Own”A Place to Grow and Learn: A Citywide Approach to Building and Sustaining Out-of-School Time Learning Opportunities, The Wallace Foundation 2008Blueprint for Change/School Age Youth, United Way of Greater Rochester 2013

Building Quality in Summer Learning Programs: Approaches and Recommendations, The Wallace Foundation 2009

Effective and Promising Summer Learning Programs and Approaches for Economically-Disadvantaged Children and Youth, Child Trends, July 2009

NYSAN Policy Brief: The Need for Expanded and Enhanced Summer Learning Opportunities in New York State 2009

Practices to Avoid In Out-of-School Time Programs
Kristin Anderson Moore, Ph.D., Ashleigh Collins, M.A., and Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew, Ph.D., Child Trends 2010

Practices to Foster in Out-of-School Time Programs
Kristin Anderson Moore, Ph.D., Ashleigh Collins, M.A., and Jacinta Bronte-Tinkew, Ph.D., Child Trends 2010

College and Career Readiness, A Guide for Parents and Students

RCSD: Keys to College and Career

Improving College Access: A Review of Research on the Role of High School Counselors

Does More Time Equal Better Learning for All?

Growing Together, Learning Together: What Cities have Discovered about Building Afterschool Systems