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May 15, 2015

N.Y.C. Restores After-School Funds, Cuts Millions for Summer Programs

Less than two months after awarding grants for middle school summer programs, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio rescinded the funding, leaving as many as 40,000 students scrambling to find another spot.

May 12, 2015

Report: More Books for Rural Kids, Classrooms, May Decrease Summer Learning Loss

Many students involved in the national study avoided summer learning loss and in some cases, showed reading improvement between spring and fall.

February 25, 2015

Vermont Bill Seeks to Expand Access to After-School Programs

A Vermont lawmaker proposes a bill to open before- and after-school programs in every community by establishing a $4.5 million matching-grant program.

January 23, 2015

Uninterrupted Learning For All

Summer learning programs offer year-round benefits for teachers and students.

January 09, 2015

YMCA Pilot Program Found to Boost Skills Students Need to Learn

The YMCA is seeking to expand an after-school pilot program designed to help close the achievement gap for low-income children after early research found that students are showing significant gains in the social-emotional skills they need to do well in school.

December 16, 2014

First Summer Learning Project Study Shows Promise for Inner-City Students in Math

The first report from the RAND Corporation's experimental evaluation of summer programs suggests urban students benefited in mathematics, but not reading or social skills.

December 16, 2014

Students Gained in Math, Not Reading in RAND Summer-Learning Study

Students attending a full-day, free, summer program run by their district showed significant gains in mathematics but not in reading, according to the first report from the first longitudinal study of five large, urban school districts.

November 14, 2014

Study Aims to Track Career Choices of Staffers in Out-of-School STEM Programs

SRI International and the California School-Age Consortium are seeking volunteers for a study to determine if the young professionals working as science, technology, and math instructors in after-school, weekend, and summer programs for middle school students are influenced to pursue STEM careers based on the type of curriculum they're using.

July 18, 2014

More Parents Sending Kids to Summer Learning Programs, Survey Finds

New research finds that a majority of parents want to send their children to a summer learning program this summer.

July 17, 2014

Enhancing Summer Learning: Teachers Weigh In

A Twitter chat this week hosted by Education Week Teacher asked educators to discuss and debate issues related to student learning in the summer months.

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