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Academic Success
Student achievement, school performance and other aspects of educational attainment

College and Career Readiness
Preparing students for postsecondary education and the workforce

Family Engagement
Parent, family and guardian involvement in children’s learning and connectedness to school

Research studies, evaluation reports, meta-analyses and other evidence of impact and outcomes

School-community and interagency collaboration; working with business, civic and community organizations

Program Quality
Characteristics of and criteria for strong programs that fulfill their mission and achieve their goals

Science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and visual and performing arts such as music, dance, painting, drama, photography, graphic design and gaming

Statewide Afterschool Networks
C.S. Mott Foundation-supported state coalitions of diverse entities focused on increasing the quality and quantity of opportunities

System Building
Infrastructure for programs, data and staffing capacity, policy and public will, and funding and sustainability

Youth Development
Competencies and positive outcomes such as social, emotional, behavioral, cultural, global, wellness and character