Monday, March 09, 2009
New Study and Online Tool Address Critical Knowledge Gaps in Out-of-School Time: The Cost of Quality Programs
|Commissioned by The Wallace Foundation from The Finance Project and Public/Private Ventures, this study offers new knowledge and tools for policymakers to use in planning for quality out-of-school time programs.
This study is one of the most comprehensive studies to date analyzing the costs, funding streams, and expenditures of a wide range of high-quality out-of-school time programs, accompanied by a companion online calculator that generates cost estimates for specific programs. The study and online cost calculator, along with many other research reports, is available without charge on the Wallace Foundation`s website.
On behalf of The Wallace Foundation, we are available to help you disseminate and share the results of this important study. Some ways we can help you:
- Provide customized language for your audience putting the cost study in context for your constituents and partners
- Provide speakers or resources for your upcoming conferences, calls, webinars or other information sharing activities
- Provide media tools to share the study with your local media partners
- Other ways we might create together to promote utilization of this research and online tool!