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About Out-of-School Time Programs

Somers, Marie-Andrée, Rashida Welbeck, Jean Grossman, Susan Gooden (2015) An Analysis of the Effects of an Academic Summer Program for Middle School Students. New York, NY: MDRC. http://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/Bell_FR_0.pdf

Herrera, Carla, Jean Baldwin Grossman and Leigh L. Linden (2013) Staying On Track: Testing Higher Achievement’s Long-Term Impact on Academic Outcomes and High School Choice. New York, NY: A Public/Private Ventures project distributed by MDRC. http://www.mdrc.org/publication/staying-track-testing-higher-achievement%E2%80%99s-long-term-impact-academic-outcomes-and-high

Herrera, Carla, Leigh L. Linden, Amy J.A. Arbreton and Jean Baldwin Grossman (2011) Summer Snapshot: Exploring Higher Achievement’s Impact On  The Summer Learning Loss. Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report posted at www.issuelab.org. 
http://www.issuelab.org/resource/summer_snapshot_exploring_the_impact_of_higher_achievements_year_round_out_of_school_time_program_on_summer_learning

Herrera, C., Linden L., A. Arbreton and Grossman, J. (2011) Testing the Impact of Higher Achievement’s Year-Round Out-of-School Time Program on Academic Outcomes. Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.http://www.issuelab.org/resource/testing_the_impact_of_higher_achievements_year_round_out_of_school_time_program_on_academic_outcomes

Arbreton, Amy; Deschenes, Sarah N.; Grossman, Jean Baldwin; Herrera, Carla; Lee, Diana; Little, Priscilla M.; Weiss, Heather B. (2010) Engaging Older Youth: Program and City-Level Strategies to Support Sustained Participation in Out-of-School Time Programs.  Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.http://www.issuelab.org/resource/engaging_older_youth_program_and_city_level_strategies_to_support_sustained_participation_in_out_of_school_time

Deschenes, S., Arbreton, A., Little, P., Herrera, C., Grossman, J.B., and Weiss, H., with Lee (Fall 2010) Participation Over Time: Keeping Youth Engaged from Middle School to High School. Afterschool Matters, Wellesley, MA: National Institute on Out-of-School Time.

Grossman, J.B., Goldsmith, J., Sheldon, J. & Arbreton. A.J.A. (2010) Assessing after-school settings.  In Yohalem, N., Granger, R. & Pittman, K.  (Eds.). New directions for youth development: Theory, practice, and research—Assessing Quality Across Settings, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Sheldon, J. Arbreton, A. Hopkins L., & Grossman, J.B. (2010) Investing in success: key strategies for building quality in after-school programs.  American Journal of Community Psychology.

Black, A. R., Somers, M.-A., Doolittle, F., Unterman, R., and Grossman, J. B. (2009). The Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs: Final Report (NCEE 2009-4077). Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

Grossman, Jean, Lind, Christianne, Hayes, Cheri, McMaken, Jennifer, and Gersick, Andrew (2009) On line calculator for out-of-school time programs.  www.wallacefoundation.org/Cost-of-Quality

Grossman, Jean, Lind, Christianne, Hayes, Cheri, McMaken, Jennifer, and Gersick, Andrew (2009)  The Cost of Quality Out-of-School Time Programs.  Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report. http://www.issuelab.org/resource/cost_of_quality_out_of_school_time_programs_the

Black, A., Doolittle, F., Zhu P., Unterman, R., and Grossman J.B.  (2008) The Evaluation of Enhanced Academic Instruction in After-School Programs:  Findings After the First Year of Implementation (NCEE 2008-4021) Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education.

Grossman, J.B., Campbell, M. and Raley, R. (2007) Quality After-School Time: What Instructors Can Do to Enhance Learning.  Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.

Grossman, Jean, Campbell, Margo and Raley, Rebecca (2007) Quality Time After School In Brief: What Instructors Can Do to Enhance Learning. Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.

Grossman, J.B. and Bulle, M. J. (2006) Review of What Youth Programs Do to Increase the Connectedness of Youth With Adults. Journal of Adolescent Health. 39, 788-799.

 

About Mentoring

Bayer, A., Grossman, J.B. & DuBois, D.L. (2015)  Using Volunteer Mentors to Improve the Academic Outcomes of Underserved Students: The Role of Relationships, Journal of Community Psychology, Vol. 43, No. 4, 408–429.

Eddy, J. M., Herrera, D., Martinez, C. R., Grossman, J., Cearley, J. J., Harachi, T., & Gau, J. (2015). Twelve-Year Professional Youth Mentoring Program for High Risk Youth: Continuation of a Longitudinal Randomized Controlled Trial. Washington, D.C.: Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention (OJJDP).

Schwartz, S. E. O., Rhodes, J. E., Spencer, R. & Grossman. J. B. (2013) Youth Initiated Mentoring: Investigating a New Approach to Working with Vulnerable Adolescents, American Journal of Community Psychology, 10.1007/s10464-013-9585-3.

Grossman, J., Chan, C., Schwartz, S., & Rhodes, J. (2012). The Test of Time in School-Based Mentoring: The Role of Relationship Duration and Re-Matching on Academic Outcomes. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 43-54.

Herrera, Carla, Grossman, Jean Baldwin, Kauh, Tina J., and McMaken, Jennifer (2011) Mentoring in schools: An impact study of Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring.  Child Development. Volume 82:1 346-361.

Rhodes, J., Reddy, R., Roffman, J., & Grossman, J. (2005). Promoting successful youth mentoring relationships: A preliminary screening questionnaire. Journal of Primary Prevention. 26, No. 2, 147-167.

Grossman, J. B. (2005). Evaluating Mentoring Programs.  In D. L. DuBois & M. J. Karcher. (Eds.), Handbook of youth mentoring (pp. 44-64). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Reddy, R., Grossman, J.B., and Rhodes, J.E. (2005).  The protective influence of mentoring on adolescents’ substance use:  Direct and indirect pathways, Applied Developmental Science. 9, No. 1, 31–47. 
https://www.ncjrs.gov/App/Publications/abstract.aspx?ID=270698

Herrera, Carla, David L. DuBois and Jean Baldwin Grossman. (2013) The Role of Risk: Mentoring Experiences and Outcomes for Youth with Varying Risk Profiles. New York, NY: A Public/Private Ventures project distributed by MDRC.http://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/Role%20of%20Risk_Final-web%20PDF.pdf

Herrera, Carla, Kauh, T., and Grossman, J.B., (2008) High school students as mentors: Findings from the BBBS SBM Impact Study, Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.

Herrera, Carla, Grossman, Jean Baldwin, Kauh, Tina J., Feldman, Amy F. and McMaken, Jennifer with Jucovy, Linda Z. (2007) Making a Difference in Schools: The Big Brothers Big Sisters School-Based Mentoring Impact Study, Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.

 

Other Topics

Walker, Karen, Jean Grossman, Kristine Andrews, Nicholas Carrington, and Angela Rojas (2015) The Skills to Pay the Bills:  An Evaluation of an Effort to Help Nonprofits Manage Their Finances.  New York, NY: MDRC. http://www.mdrc.org/sites/default/files/SFM_FR_0.pdf

Spaulding, S., Grossman, J.B., and Wallace, D. (2009) Working Dads: Final Report on the Fathers at Work InitiativePhiladelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Report.http://www.issuelab.org/resource/working_dads_final_report_on_the_fathers_at_work_initiative

Grossman, J.B. & Cooney, S. (2008)  Paving the Way for Success in High School and Beyond:  The importance of preparing middle school students for the transition to ninth grade.  Philadelphia, PA:  Public/Private Ventures Brief.http://www.issuelab.org/resource/paving_the_way_for_success_in_high_school_and_beyond_the_importance_of_preparing_middle_school_students_for_the_transition_to_ninth_grade