(UPDATED December 2012) This series by the National Conference of State Legislatures (NCSL) and Harvard Family Research Project highlights research evidence on expanded learning opportunities (ELOs) best practices and effects on youth and discuss the policy implications related to this research.
(UPDATED September 2013) These bibliographies compile current family involvement research literature, organized by both date and topic.
(UPDATED May 2012) This series highlights new and innovative methods and findings in OST research and evaluation.
(UPDATED May 2011) Harvard Family Research Project and National PTA have teamed up to bring you this series of ground-breaking policy briefs on family engagement policy and practice.
Guides to creating a caring community for children and families—a village of services that will give children a healthy start and the family a supportive network of services.
This series documents the ways that diverse cities, counties, and states are employing complementary learning approaches to serve children across ages and across settings.
These one-page digests focus on ways that families and schools can work together to help young children learn and grow. They are targeted for parents and practitioners alike.
This series profiles family support and education programs across the United States.
This series discusses families in the context of child care, family support, and diversity.
HFRP’s research-based case studies reflect critical dilemmas in family–school–community relations, especially among low-income and culturally diverse families.
The briefs in this series examine family involvement in early childhood, elementary school, middle school, and high school settings.
These summaries highlight new research, methods, and findings in family educational involvement.
This series highlights the voices of diverse stakeholders in family-school partnerships, including parents, teachers, students, school and community leaders, and university faculty.
These briefs draw on current research and evaluation work in OST to provide practitioners, funders, evaluators, and policymakers with information to help in their work.
This series distills information compiled in our OST Database into a single report. Each Snapshot examines one aspect of OST evaluation.
These short reports are designed to frame and contribute to the public debate on evaluation, accountability, and organizational learning.
These case studies describe results-based accountability (RBA) efforts in eight states. They provide valuable insights to those responsible for RBA efforts elsewhere in the nation.