Developing University and Community Partnerships that Support Family Engagement in Out-of-School Time

Book Section

This monograph addresses the expanding field of family involvement to out-of-school time(OST). During the past decade, OST programs have grown across the U.S. They are offered to children and youth, elementary through high school, as structured and safe venues to increase student academic achievement and extend students interests. The contents describe the benefits and concerns of parent engagement in OST, such as student outcomes of parent engagement, how parents select appropriate programs, ways to connect with parents, and evaluation activities.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jentleson, BC

Cited Editors

  • Krieder, H; Westmoreland, H

Published Date

  • 2011

Book Title

  • Promising Practices for Family Engagement in Out-of-School-Time

Start / End Page

  • 150 - 150

Published By

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 978-1-61735-447-2