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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:58

Teachers at Work in Summer Learning Programs Report These Five Benefits

It is no secret. Study after study confirms that summer learning loss is a yearly phenomenon in our nation and that it keeps millions of children from reaching their full potential. The good news: summer is an ideal time for students to gain

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:58

Professional Development for Non-instructional Staff: Create a Positive Climate for Children

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:56

Summer Learning Gaps Worsen in Higher Grades, Just Not the Way You Think

By the end of middle school, students may lose a third to half of what they learn during the year to the so-called "summer slide." "As kids grow less and less during the school years, they are still seeing the same summer drop—so they are

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:57

Seminal Afterschool Report Marked a Pivot Point in Working with Youth, Creators Say

The report "A Matter of Time: Risk and Opportunity in the Nonschool Hours," shifted youth work in the United States in the 1990s. Today, in contrast with the 1990s, low-income kids have far more access to afterschool programs through a plethora

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Created on Monday, 06 August 2018 15:56

This Is Summer Learning: Encouraging Girls to Be Strong, Smart and Bold

The D.C. affiliate of the national non-profit organization Girls Inc. serves as that emotionally and physically safe space girls need during the summer. Each week, the girls are introduced to new career paths and engage in related hands-on

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