Summer learning loss: Do kids miss out?
July 9, 2013
"For most kids, summer vacation has begun. This typically means more time spent at the park, swimming pool or beach, and often in front of the TV as well. It also means less time engaged in educational pursuits like reading, math and problem solving.
"Many teachers say that our school schedule of long summer vacations leads to a “summer slump,” where students forget some of what they learned over the previous school year. But what does the evidence say about summer learning loss?"
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