Nonformal Education

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    Blog

    Three Summer Learning Tips Parents Can Use

    There’s plenty that parents can do at home to help their kids stay sharp until the new school year begins.

    Jun 10, 2013

  • Research Brief

    Hours of Opportunity: How Cities Can Use Data to Improve Services in Out-of-School Time Programs

    Five cities that received a grant from The Wallace Foundation, along with three other cities that were not part of the initiative, were successful in using data from management information systems to improve out-of-school-time programs.

    Oct 19, 2010

  • Research Brief

    Hours of Opportunity: How Cities Can Build Systems to Improve Out-of-School-Time Programs

    Five cities that received a grant from The Wallace Foundation to increase collaboration, access, quality, information sharing, and sustainability in their out-of-school-time systems used different planning approaches to meet the initiative's goals.

    Oct 18, 2010

  • Report

    Coordination Efforts Could Boost After-School Programming

    Coordinating the work of the many different institutions involved in after-school activities—including schools, nonprofits and municipal agencies like parks and libraries—holds the promise of making programs better and more accessible to urban children and teens who need them.

    Sep 13, 2010

  • Report

    Hours of Opportunity, Volume 2: The Power of Data to Improve After-School Programs Citywide

    The second in this three-volume series describes how Wallace Foundation grantees and three other cities used management information systems to collect and use data on out-of-school-time programs, including enrollment, attendance, and outcomes.

    Sep 13, 2010

  • People

    Dwayne M. Butler

    Management Scientist; Professor, Pardee RAND Graduate School
    Education Ed.D. in adult & continuing education, Rutgers University; Ph.D. in organization and management, Capella University; M.S. in administration, Central Michigan University; B.A. in economics, Rutgers University; B.A. in Spanish, Rutgers University

  • People

    Anna Rosefsky Saavedra

    Associate Policy Researcher
    Education B.A. in history, Yale University; Ed.M. in international education policy, Harvard University; Ed.D. in educational policy, leadership, and instructional practice, Harvard University

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    Perspectives: Power of Ideas

    The Wallace Foundation has chosen a philanthropic approach that focuses on identifying nascent problems or issues not yet widely recognized, working to understand problems in new ways that illuminate potential solutions, and supporting and assessing the work of innovators.