Research & Data

Making a compelling case for investment in your program requires some data and research to support you.  Here are some reports and links to materials you might use:

Transforming Schools: A Framework for Trauma-Engaged Practice in Alaska

“As Alaskans we are resilient and on the cutting edge of transforming schools together by supporting the whole student and integrating trauma engaged practices. This framework brings together lessons learned by school staff and community members within Alaska while integrating school-wide trauma-engaged approach to improve academic outcomes and well-being for all students.” Read the Report…

Protective Factors for Youth Substance Abuse and Delinquency: The Role of Afterschool Programs

A literature review of national, local, and international research on the relationship between protective factors, risk behaviors, and afterschool programs. Read the Report...

America After 3pm

The largest national household survey about the status of youth after school in the USA. 

Alaska After 3pm

The state's specific data from America After 3pm provides the most comprehensive and accurate picture to date of what Alaska’s youth are doing each day after school.   

Afterschool in Alaska Matters Report

The first statewide data compilation of the state of afterschool in Alaska.

Alaska 21st Century Community Learning Centers Statewide Evaluation FY13

An evaluation of the impact and effectiveness of Alaska’s 21st Century Community Learning Centers.  

Economic Impact of Early Care & Learning in Alaska

This report covers the economic impact of early care and learning programs that serve children birth to age 12. 

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

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.

Afterschool Alliance

An alliance of public, private, and nonprofit groups committed to raising awareness and expanding resources for afterschool programs. Go to the Research page to search by topic for all of the latest research.