K-12 Education/Youth Development

Projects evaluated in this area are designed to increase student achievement through in and out-of-school programs as well as family and community engagement.

Key components of “K-12 Education and Youth Development” evaluations include:

  • analysis of length of participation effects on behaviors
    linked to short and long-term student achievement
  • qualitative interviews of leaders
  • case study analysis of stakeholders within schools
  • study of success stories

Sample “K-12 Education and Youth Development” evaluation projects include:

21st Century Community Learning Centers grant program implemented the school-based after-school programs in K-12 schools in Nebraska.

Nebraska Parental Information and Resource Center (PIRC) is a state-wide technical assistance effort funded by the U.S. Department of Education designed to assist K-12 schools in implementing shared decision-making councils that include parents, teachers and community members. PIRC also supports early childhood parent-education programs.

Omaha Independent Living Project is a Nebraska Children and Families Foundation program to help youth successfully transition to adulthood.

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