MAI, in partnership with Research for Action (RFA), commissioned by the Wallace Foundation, summarized the evidence on the effectiveness of out of school time programs within the context of the Every Student Succeeds Act. "Afterschool Programs: A Review of Evidence Under the Every Student Succeeds Act," reviews research from 2000 to 2017 and finds 128 afterschool programs with research that meets the requirements of ESSA’s top three tiers. Download the final report here!

Capacity Building/Scaling & Growth

Shriver Multistate Advocacy
Funder: Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Project Time Period: 2018-Present

Project Category: Advocacy/Evaluation and Performance Measurement Capacity Building

About Shriver Multistate Advocacy: MAI is currently engaged with the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law to develop an outcomes framework that will align activities with outcomes across The Shriver Center’s four networks and collaboratives. 

The Work: The project will help the Shriver Center document the similarities and differences between their four multi-state advocacy programs and design a performance measurement system to explore their efficacy in connecting and aligning the work of various states in alleviating poverty and advancing racial justice.