Print Page   |   Contact Us   |   Your Cart   |   Report Abuse   |   Sign In   |   Register
News & Notices: Latest News

John T. Gorman Foundation: Spending the winter stopping summer slide

Wednesday, February 4, 2015  
Posted by: Tyler Mattingly
Share |
It may be cold outside, but the John T. Gorman Foundation is very much thinking about what young people in Maine will be doing this summer. In particular the Foundation is focused on stemming the “summer slide,” a troublesome loss of academic skills occurring among some students, particularly those in families with low incomes, when they aren’t engaged in enrichment activities over the summer months. Research shows that many students lose ground in math over the summer, and students from low-income families lose more than two months in reading, as well.

To help combat summer slide, the Foundation has invested in a three-year initiative, partnering with four school districts to implement summer learning programming consistent with that recommended by the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA).

Read more.

Search
Member Sign In

Sign In securely

Haven't registered yet?

News & Notices

Site Map
©2009 National Summer Learning Association - All Rights Reserved.