Los Angeles: UCI receives grant to study library youth programs

From The Orange County Register

“A $772,864 grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services will fund a UC Irvine evaluation of youth programs at libraries across the nation, the university announced.The project aims to improve the quality and quantity of “connected learning” opportunities, a term for educational programs driven by student interest, such as after-school sports, music, computer gaming programs, reading clubs and online coding camps.Researchers at UCI will evaluate youth programs offered by libraries to help them improve programming and expand youth offerings.”

http://www.ocregister.com/articles/learning-716474-research-programs.html>

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