Aug 10, 2017
Children may love the carefree days of summer, but many parents and educators often worry about the summer break from school. Why? Because, according to the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading and the National Summer Learning Association, students from low-income families lose an average of more than two months in reading achievement during the summer. This serious loss of previously learned skills is called the “summer slide.” What can be done to help maintain academic achievement over the summer for all children?