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Avoiding the Attendance Slump: What You Can Do This Month

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President for Policy and Research.Click to enlarge.At TASC, we are always on the lookout for ways to give young people more quality learning time without additional cost. ... read more

Expanded Learning Summit Calls for Real Change

Saskia Traill

Saskia Traill is TASC's Vice President for Policy and Research.Last week, TASC co-sponsored a summit in Washington, D.C. to take stock of where we are as an expanded learning field and what we need to ... read more

Join Us! Meet in the Middle: Expanded Learning Summit

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.New York City is at the national forefront of school districts expanding learning — from the Mayor’s bold initiatives to add more tha ... read more

Three Ways to Integrate Community Partners and Global Studies into an Expanded School Day

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research. This post originally ran in Education Week on Jan. 30, 2015, in their Global Learning blog series.Global studies and expanded learning a ... read more

Why the Adolescent Brain Should Be Revered, Not Feared | NeuroConnections Series

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.This post is Part 3 in our NeuroConnections blog series, where we explore the bridge between neuroscience and education. We were fortunat ... read more

Great Lessons from Adolescent Learning

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.TASC recently held a forum at the Ford Foundation with some of the best minds in practice, research, policy and philanthropy to develop s ... read more

Report on ExpandED Schools Year Two

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.ExpandED Schools have improved school culture, decreased rates of students’ chronic absenteeism and helped students develop positive le ... read more

Building for Better Learning

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.Mayors can play an enormous role in building strong afterschool systems. This week, NYSAN and the New York State Cradle to Career Allianc ... read more

Help Here with Family Engagement

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.From teachers to opinionators in The New York Times, great minds are trying to figure out how to engage parents more effectively in their ... read more

Why Did I Love Science as a Kid?

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Saskia Traill is TASC's vice president for policy and research.#ThrowbackSTEMDay: The author, right, dons a crisp lab coat as an eager young hospital volunteer. What are the building blocks of an ... read more

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