So-called "summer melt" is long studied in the academic world, but students' social and emotional development may also regress when they are not in school, according to new findings presented at the American Educational Research Association meeting here.
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April 08, 2016
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March 30, 2016
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March 24, 2016
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March 16, 2016
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February 29, 2016
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February 04, 2016
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January 27, 2016
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