- Yvette Ewing, S.T.A.R.S. program coordinator, recommends two instructional programs for teachers of at-risk students to consider:
- The U.S. Department of Education maintains a web site for the 21st CCLC program. Go to http://www.ed.gov/programs/21stcclc/index.html to find information. From the Contacts link, readers can find information on how the program is administered in each state. Follow the link to Laws, Regulation, andGuidance links to access a 2003 policy guide (http://www.ed.gov/programs/21stcclc/guidance2003.pdf) that includes tips from practitioners on ways to make the best use of 21st CCLC funds.
- The Illinois Statewide Evaluation of its 21st CCLC programs for the 2006–2007 program year offers suggestions for successfully implementing after school programs. Read the report at http://www.isbe.net/21cclc/PDF/statewide_report_0607.pdf.
- The National School Boards Association’s Extended-Day Learning Opportunities Online Resource Center is a clearinghouse of information for school board members to build and sustain quality extended learning opportunities for the students in their communities. You can find this clearinghouse at http://www.nsba.org/edlo.
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