Exploring How an Idea Developed in Business Applies to Youth Development

Among trendy ideas in education and youth development — right up there alongside “growth mindset” and “grit” — is something called “design thinking . . .

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Longer Summer Programs, Consistent Participation Needed for Learning Gap, New Report Advises

Students who regularly attended summer learning programs experienced lasting increases in mathematics and language arts abilities, as well as an increase in social and emotional competency, according to the report “Learning From Summer — Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Urban Youth,” released Wednesday by The Wallace Foundation.