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Co and Extra Curricular

Programs and policies that support learning that take place during out-of-school time.


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An intensive year-long program prepares low-income, young adults in ten urban areas for professional and academic success by teaching them professional skills and providing internship opportunities. ...More

HORIZONS Student Support Program

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Provides on campus support to first generation, low income, or physically disabled students in order to reduce attrition at Purdue University. ...More

University of Washington Dream Project

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A collaboration between the University of Washington and local high schools to increase underserved students’ preparation for higher education. ...More


Afterschool.org provides information about funding opportunities for afterschool programs, professional development, relevant current news, and a database of promising practices. ...More

49er Finish Program

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A program at UNC Charlotte designed to help adult learners complete remaining degree requirements. ...More

Washington State Running Start

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A dual enrollment program that provides academically qualified high school students an opportunity to enroll in college courses with financial assistance. ...More

For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)

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FIRST programs capitalize on students’ interest in Legos, robots, and similar activities to build long-term interest and skills in science and technology. ...More

Academic Youth Development (AYD)

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AYD is a 14 day summer bridge program focused on Algebra readiness to prepare students for the transition from middle school to high school math courses. ...More

Sophomore Peer Counseling Program

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A peer counseling program provides support to college sophomores in order to decrease attrition rates. ...More

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