The New York Times published a great piece about the difficulties of working families finding quality summer programs for kids, and the impact lack of access to those programs has on kids.
Give a Summer, a Boston based education nonprofit, released a report today on its research into what middle school students do over the summer, what they want to do, and what stands in their way.
At the Summer Resource Fair, families can meet representatives from more than 200 organizations that provide summer camps and classes. Come and find some fun things for your kids to do over the summer months at this free event.
In select communities throughout California, districts are taking a proactive approach to address summer learning loss by using the funds provided by the Local Control Funding Formula (LCFF). Unlike traditional summer school, these summer learning programs combine much-needed academic content with fun, engaging activities.
Drawing on 1,200 interviews with California parents, A Time to Learn, A Time to Grow, looks at the disconnect between the summer activities that parents seek for their children and what they are able to find.