The Michigan 21st Century Community Learning Centers (21st CCLC) are federally funded out-of-school time programs for high-poverty, low-performing schools administered by state departments of education.
Mchigan's Great Start Readiness Program (GSRP) is a state-funded preschool program for four-year-old children with factors that place them at risk for educational failure. The program provides high-quality academic and social-emotional experiences that prepare Michigan children for kindergarten.
Childcare Mapping Project is a state-funded program that intends to develop new data infrastructure that policymakers and program leaders can use to help ensure that families across the state of Michigan have equitable access to high-quality childcare services.
The Youth Driven Spaces (YDS) refers to a positive youth development environment where youth partner with adults to meaningfully engage in decision-making throughout the organization's governance and programming activities.
Our evaluation project examines the implementation, quality, and impacts of 12 publicly funded preschool classrooms for 3-year-old children. Classrooms are currently located in four Michigan counties and managed by Berrien, Heritage Southwest, Northwest Education, and Wayne Intermediate School Districts.