The New Hanover County school district in North Carolina started keeping a few school libraries open during the summer last year to help students avoid the summer slide, and this year it's more than doubling the number of sites.
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July 06, 2016
Since its inception 30 years ago, this northern California based program has been serving low-income, minority youth and encouraging them to learn about the teaching profession.
May 31, 2016
A program that's been helping members of the military connect with their children during deployments for nearly 30 years is now focusing on making sure these kids don't lose STEM skills during the summer.
May 23, 2016
The U.S. Department of Labor recently awarded grants to several organizations around the country to help disadvantaged young people find work.
May 20, 2016
The executive director of the National Association for Year-Round Education says taking several short breaks throughout the school year would decrease the learning loss that occurs over the long summer break in the traditional school calendar.
May 13, 2016
Boston expects nearly 12,000 students to take advantage of summer learning opportunities this year through a partnership between the city, the public schools, and various community groups.
May 02, 2016
A nonprofit in Orlando, Fla., hopes to prevent kids from losing a step in STEM fields over the summer through day camps related to science, technology, engineering, and math.
March 23, 2016
A nonprofit has surveyed hundreds of middle school students and their parents at five Boston-area schools to determine their interest in summer programs and what keeps them from participating.
March 18, 2016
New York City plans to launch a new summer school program this year that's designed to keep kids engaged through hands-on learning and visits to cultural institutions, all in an effort to avoid summer-learning loss.
February 19, 2016
The Wallace Foundation has updated a popular, online tool used to estimate the cost of out-of-school programs.