The impact of summer learning loss on young people’s academic achievement is astounding. Research from Johns Hopkins University has shown that two-thirds of the achievement gap between low-income and middle income 9th graders is attributed to the differences in their summer learning experiences in elementary school. Despite this shocking fact, there hasn’t been clear direction about solutions.
This briefing presented compelling new research about quality-summer programming in California that is having a measurable impact on students' achievement.
|Partnership for Children and Youth_The Challenge and Opportunity in Summer Learning.PDF||1.23 MB|
|Summer Matters Overview.PDF||228.31 KB|
|Summer Matters Vision in CA.PDF||257.58 KB|
|Research Brief_Summer Counts.PDF||131.66 KB|
|Summer Matter 2012 Case Study Evaluation Highlights.PDF||457.83 KB|