Key Topics for Summer Learning

Find resources to help you plan, implement, and support high quality summer learning programs and stop summer slide.

Featured Resources

Our most popular reports, tools, stories, and videos for every topic.

Summer Matters Superheroes Unmasked

Summer Matters Superhero Award recipients are leaders who put energy and resources into summer learning, not because they have to, but because they are convinced that EVERY child matters and EVERY child can succeed with the right support and foundation.

Last Chance to Nominate a Summer Superhero

Do you know a Superintendent who has demonstrated extraordinary support for summer learning programs during the time between September 2016-September 2017? Can you help us find and celebrate this superhero? Summer Matters is looking for nominations for our Superhero award, given each year to California Superintendents who make summer learning matter in their districts.

Summer Learning Loss

Find resources to help you understand and communicate the part summer can play in the achievement gap, the impact of high quality summer learning programs, and more.

Program Quality

Find resources useful for designing, planning and implementing a high quality summer program, including curriculum, evaluation tools, staff development strategies, and more.

Technical Assistance

Find resources to help internal and external technical assistance providers support summer learning programs with training, coaching, consulting, mentoring, facilitation, and brokering resources.

Policy Issues

Find resources to help you advocate for public support for summer learning opportunities and help close the achievement gap

Funding and Sustainability

Find resources to help you fund and support high quality summer learning opportunities through a variety of public funding sources, collaborative partnerships and budget with sustainability in mind.

Other Issues

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