Afterschool Quality

December 23, 2014
Charles Smith, Tom Akiva, Gina McGovern, and Stephen Peck

This research article discusses efforts to define and improve the quality of afterschool services, highlighting areas of agreement and identifying leading-edge issues. We conclude that the afterschool field is especially well positioned to deliver high-quality services and demonstrate effectiveness at scale because a strong foundation has been built for continuous improvement of service quality.