This new report developed by the YEF Institute offers municipal leaders a detailed guide for building management information systems in order to coordinate local afterschool programs more effectively. "Building Management Information Systems to Coordinate Citywide Afterschool Programs: A Toolkit for Cities" includes a wealth of information and advice for city leaders and a growing library of online resources
Published with support from The Wallace Foundation, this strategy guide developed by the YEF Institute and the Harvard Family Research Project highlights six strategies for collecting and using data to assess and improve local afterschool programs.
The YEF Institute's first-ever report on The State of City Leadership for Children and Families identifies the nation's most cutting-edge city strategies to help children and families thrive. Several chapters highlight ways in which city leaders are effectively using data to guide progress on behalf of children, youth and families.
The YEF Institute's first-ever report on The State of City Leadership for Children and Families identifies the nation's most cutting-edge city strategies to help children and families thrive.
This tool is designed to help local officials better understand the status of young children in their cities, as well as the existing local activities or initiatives that support successful early childhood development.
This strategy guide outlines six clear steps that municipal leaders should consider when conducting a needs assessment of local afterschool programs: defining goals, focus, and scope of assessment efforts; developing multiple ways to gauge family needs; using survey and mapping techniques; exploring multiple uses of compiled data; looking for partners in survey design, data collection and analysis; and sustaining assessment efforts over time.