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  • Date: 10/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    An intensive intervention including project-based learning and case management services keeps at-risk ninth-and tenth-graders engaged and helps them overcome barriers to school success. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Youth Action Crews map the youth development programs and places in their neighborhoods in order to raise public awareness of the opportunities—and of where such opportunities don’t exist. ... »
  • Date: 10/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Field notes from a study of a family support program for African immigrants reveal some of the challenges faced by these parents and their adolescent children. ... »
  • Date: 04/01/2011
    Resource Category: Research and Evaluation Instruments
    All youth in the Science Museum of Minnesota's Kitty Andersen Youth Science Center (KAYSC) are invited to complete a web-based exit survey upon leaving their current team. The survey is the same across all KAYSC teams, with the addition of some questions specific to a team experience and outcomes. This report includes select data from the exit ... »
  • Date: 03/01/2011
    Resource Category: Peer-reviewed article
    Single-sex empowerment groups can help boys from disadvantaged backgrounds make healthy choices. What qualities does an adult leader need to facilitate boys’ empowerment? ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Project Descriptions
    The project DIG: Scientists in Alaska's Scenery will perform proof-of-concept on integrating a tourist's visit with place-based stories of meaningful science research in the Arctic. DIG (Digitally Integrated Guide) will widen the general public's interaction with the cultural and natural environment by allowing them to access Web sites and load ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Stephanie Lenox, promotions director at A.C. Gilbert's Discovery Village (Salem, Oregon), describe shifts in her institution's community outreach program, as evidence in recent changes to their homeless shelter program. Through a new phase in the museum's family-centric ACCESS program, the museum will partner with four ... »
  • Date: 01/01/2011
    Resource Category: Mass Media Article
    In this article, Azuka I. MuMin, director of community outreach at COSI (Columbus, OH), describes the institution's efforts to bridge the gap between the science center and marginalized groups, many of who had never been able to visit or stopped visiting because the new location of the building, the cost, and the perception of being unwelcome. ... »