Common Core

Putting Summer to Work

Using data from surveys, focus groups and program observations in the summer of 2013, the reports listed below are intended to help education leaders and program providers understand specific strategies to meet time-sensitive priorities around Common Core preparation, students’ social and emotional growth, and teacher and staff development.

Getting a Head Start on the Common Core

How education leaders can use summer programs to stop summer learning loss, and build student and staff capacity to succeed in the new Common Core environment.

Getting a Head Start on the Common Core

This 5 minute video illustrates how expanded learning programs, especially Summer Learning Programs, help prepare students for the Common Core State Standards. See how schools are leveraging Summer Learning programs to gain experience with Common Core curriculum and give their students a headstart.