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The $1.2 Billion Program that Changed America’s Approach to Afterschool

Karen Pittman & Charles Smith
Monday, March 30, 2015

We’re all for evidence-based policy making. But there are moments when the use of the “evidence” card just rings false. Brookings Senior Education Fellow Mark Dynarski’s reprised conclusion that existing research on afterschool programs does not support the current federal investment has that telltale clank.