Summer is here! A time to relax, take vacations, and embark on adventures. However, amid all the summer fun, the next three months are also the time when most students lose some of the progress they have made in school — called the summer slide. Without daily access to books, teachers, and peers, children face the risk of regressing in their learning achievement.
According to the National Summer Learning Institute, “All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer.” Due to unequal access to learning opportunities throughout the summer, low-income students can experience more than two months of reading achievement loss.
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