January 1999

As the need for after-school programs grow throughout the country, Erikson is joining others to answer the central questions: what works and why, and how do we get the knowledge we need to make the programs better? Key elements of the after-school equation for Erikson researchers: a developmental framework, joint planning, and training for program staff.

The article appears in Applied Research in Child Development, a publication of the Herr Research Center.

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