Section VI. A Growing Nationwide Infrastructure for Quality, Expansion and Partnerships

This section focuses on the support structures that scaffold and frame the continually growing field of expanded learning and connections to education and other key systems. The articles present evidence that intentional linkages between research, policy and practice along with the formation of networks and coalitions designed to build program quality, public awareness and funding streams are essential features of a mature field.

Superintendent Tom Torlakson and Jennifer Peck
Mayor Christopher Coleman, Mayor Karl Dean, City Council Member James Mitchell, Jr, Mayor Betsy Price and Councilman-at-Large Ronnie Steine