Increased Learning Time

Explore resources designed to help educators provide access to programs that effectively increase learning time.

Explore the subtopics below to learn more about the recommended practices:

To learn more about the research underlying these practices, view the IES Practice Guide, Structuring Out-of-School Time to Improve Academic Achievement.

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Exit Interview Form

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After-school program staff members conduct this exit survey with students who choose to leave the program prematurely. This form provides space to record notes of discussion with students and...

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Chronic School Absenteeism

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After-school staff members use this form to track and report on chronic absenteeism in an after-school program site, potential reasons for it, and avenues for intervention. A principal describes...

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Quarterly Parent Celebration Request Form

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After-school program staff use this form to organize an event focusing on parental involvement, which is an opportunity for families and program staff to get to know each other. An interview with a...

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Attendance Record Forms

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This form is used to collect student attendance data. If the student is chronically absent, the form provides space to plan for intervention. The school provides incentives for program participants...

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Parent Engagement Opportunities

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Written in both English and Spanish, this letter is sent to parents of Marshall students participating in the after-school program and lists some ways parents can participate in program activities...

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Responsibility Checklist for Principal, After-School Coordinator, and Site Coordinator

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A school principal and site coordinator complete this checklist together to determine roles and responsibilities in facilitating the after-school program. View Creating the School Structures That...

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Strengthening Alignment Assessment Form

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This form lists ten criteria designed to support collaboration around common goals between school staff and after-school program staff. Look over Linking School and After School: A Continuum of...

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School Work Assignment Schedule

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This form is used to communicate homework assignments to after-school teachers and parents. View Creating the School Structures That Support Alignment to learn more about how this school aligns its...

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Monthly Site Report

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See how one program structures its reporting activities. On a monthly basis, the program reports information on activities, interventions, and events that took place during that month. Components...

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Steps for Recruiting, Interviewing, and Hiring After-School Staff

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These documents can be used to see the steps one school uses for recruiting, interviewing, and hiring staff for four different positions: (a) Director; (b) Group Leaders; (c) Assistant Group...

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Expanded Learning Time Site Coordinator: Two Sample Job Descriptions

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Explore these two site coordinator job descriptions to understand the position's responsibilities in planning, organizing, and conducting activities that enable a longer school day or school year....

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Expanded Learning Time Facilitator Job Description

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This document provides an example of a detailed job description for an expanded learning time program facilitator. Related Files: Jacob Hiatt Magnet School Description

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