Expanding Minds and Opportunities

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success, edited by Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D., is a groundbreaking compendium of studies, reports and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including community leaders, elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates and other prominent authors.

This powerful collection of nearly 70 articles presents bold and persuasive evidence—as well as examples of effective practices, programs and partnerships—that demonstrate how opportunities after school and during the summer are yielding positive outcomes for authentic student, community and family engagement in learning.

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The Expanded Learning & Afterschool Project is pleased to provide a complete online version of every article in the book. On this site you can navigate through the compendium by section, or find articles by a particular author or on a topic of interest.

All of the articles may be printed, downloaded, shared and used freely, so long as the content is attributed to the author(s) and the Expanded Learning & Afterschool Project.

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In conjunction with the Expanded Learning & Afterschool Project, this publication
was made possible with the generous support of the C.S. Mott Foundation.

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