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.

Service Learning in the Summer: Youth Can Widen Knowledge, Develop New Skills

Last summer Nancy Meza, 21, began an internship with a Chicago advocacy group, the Little Village Environmental Justice Organization (LVEJO . . .

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Communities Take Creative Approaches to Summer Learning

The students gathered at Nellie Muir Elementary School in Woodburn, Oregon, had a lot of questions for Sen. Ron Wyden when he visited them a few years ago . . .

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