Expanding Minds and Opportunities

About Expanding Minds and Opportunities

Expanding Minds and Opportunities: Leveraging the Power of Afterschool and Summer Learning for Student Success, edited by Terry K. Peterson, Ph.D., is a groundbreaking compendium of studies, reports, and commentaries by more than 100 thought leaders including community leaders, elected officials, educators, researchers, advocates, and other prominent authors.

This powerful collection of nearly 70 articles present bold and persuasive evidence—as well as examples of effective practices, programs, and partnerships—that demonstrate how opportunities after school and during the summer are yielding positive outcomes for authentic student, community, and family engagement in learning.

Explore the Compendium

A complete online version of Expanding Minds and Opportunities is available. On this site, you can navigate through the compendium by section, or find articles by a particular author or on a topic of interest.

All of the articles may be printed, downloaded, shared, and used freely, so long as the content is attributed to the author(s) and the editor.