Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success

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Edited by Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D.

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success is a groundbreaking compendium of studies, reports and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including practitioners, elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates and other prominent authors. In Section 5, which focuses on afterschool and summer programs as catalysts for engaging families, authors Anne T. Henderson, Senior Consultant for Community Organizing and Engagement, Annenberg Institute for School Reform, and Carol Sills Strickland, Independent Consultant, present Salomé Ureña de Henríquez, a community school developed by the NYC Department of Education and the Children’s Aid Society, as one of three case studies to illustrate best practice in their article Engaging Families in Afterschool and Summer Learning Programs for Middle and High School.