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Sunday, June 15, 2014
Litton Entertainment, Summer Learning Day - June 20, 2014 »
June 20, 2014 is National Summer Learning Day. All across the country families, teachers, and city leaders will highlight...
Friday, June 13, 2014
The Des Moines Register, Des Moines summer programs lend helping hand to kids »
While summer brings up nostalgic memories of family car trips, swimming and barbecues for many adults, for many of today's...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
New America, EdCentral, Summer Learning: Literally Meeting Children Where They Are »
This week New America cohosted an event with the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop in partnership with the Nati...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Education Week, Strategies to Combat 'Summer Slide' Highlighted at Event »
Research has found that two-thirds of the 9th grade reading achievement gap between low-income students and middle- and h...
Tuesday, June 10, 2014
New America Foundation, Anytime, Anywhere Summer Learning »
Could well-deployed technology help close the summer learning gap? The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) joined...
Monday, June 9, 2014
The Whole Child Blog, Join the Summer Learning Movement! »
The summer learning movement, as promoted by whole child partner National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), is part of...
Monday, June 9, 2014
San Jose Mercury News, San Mateo County Times, Margaret Lavin: Summer Learning Day is June 20 »
According to the National Summer Learning Association, Summer Learning Day, June 20, is intended to spread awareness about...
Sunday, June 8, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram, Area organizations aim to prevent ‘summer slide’ »
Club Read focuses on organizations that work with children of low-income families, as they are most likely to be negativel...
Saturday, June 7, 2014
The Daytona Beach News-Journal, Educators: Keep kids learning to avoid 'summer slide' »
Schools and parents are right to be concerned whether too many lazy summer days will hamper their children's academic perf...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
Cleveland Public Radio, The Sound of Ideas, Summer Slide »
School kids are counting down the days until the end of the school year. But many teachers are already dreading the start...
Thursday, June 5, 2014
KFOX14, 'Summer Slide' can slow your child’s mind down »
When students check back into school after coming back from summer break, they will have lost almost two months of learnin...
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
Newberry Observer, The State, Train your brain »
Did you know that most students lose about two months of grade level equivalency in mathematical computation skills over t...
Monday, June 2, 2014
Every Hour Counts, “New Vision” for Summer Includes a Systems Approach »
“Summer and extended learning are a life-saving experience. That’s not an exaggeration.” It was a grand statement, especi...
Monday, June 2, 2014
NPR, Free Ways To Beat The Summer Slide »
"The summer slide is the phenomenon that all kids experience in some way, losing their hard-earned skills," says Sarah Pit...
Thursday, May 29, 2014
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution,, Summer school options grow to attract more students »
An increasing number of schools in Georgia want kids to stay connected to the classroom and have launched or expanded summ...
Friday, April 25, 2014
U.S. Department of Education, Homeroom Blog, How to Keep Your Teens Learning This Summer »
NSLA CEO Sarah Pitcock blogs about keeping teens engaged in learning during the summer, and getting them college- and care...
Tuesday, April 22, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education Week, National Summer Learning Association to Enhance Reading With Digital Books »
The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) recently announced that students in summer programs run by the Boston Publ...
Tuesday, April 1, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education Week: Teacher, Summer Learning Loss Is Not Just for Kids »
In research cited by the National Summer Learning Association , "All young people experience learning losses when they...
Thursday, March 27, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
U.S. Department of Education, Homeroom Blog, Stopping the Summer Slide »
Summer is the perfect time for students of all ages to relax, but it’s also a time when summer learning loss can occur. Th...
Tuesday, March 18, 2014   (0 Comments - view/add)
Education Writers Assoc, After-School Learning Advocates Hope Research Leads to More Federal Dollars »
“We cannot close the achievement gap without expanding access to quality summer learning opportunities for low-income chil...
Monday, January 27, 2014
District Administration, Summer school makes a comeback »
But in a growing number of districts, summer programs are taking off—propelled by a wave of initiatives designed to help...
Tuesday, January 21, 2014
Ed Source, It's Time to Invest in Summer Learning »
As our fellow school superintendents across the state consider their budget priorities, we urge them to consid...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013
CBS News, Museum makes learning fun, helps stop the 'summer slide' »
As students across the nation head back to school, they should be diving into new material. Instead, many will spend the...
Monday, August 12, 2013
Education Week, National Summer Learning Association Announces Program Winners »
Three winners were announced for the National Summer Learning Association's annual New York Life Excellence in Summer Le...
Monday, August 12, 2013
ABC News, Not Vacation: Summer Learning Programs Crucial »
Some studies suggest students lose as much as two months of knowledge over the summer. Advocates say educators can't exp...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
The Courier-News, U46 expands and rebrands summer school to stop summer learning loss »
All are part of Elgin School District U46’s summer school program, expanded and rebranded this year as researchers confirm...
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
WFAE 90.7, Summer School That Goes Beyond The Basics In Project LIFT Schools »
"It’s really creating an atmosphere that kids want to be a part of.  That’s deepening a commitment to learning and ad...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
ABC2, Educators Offer Tips for Summer Learning for Students »
Summer is here, but the learning does not stop for students. The National Summer Learning Association and Sylvan Learning...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Parents, Happy Summer Learning Day »
Today marks the first official day of summer. It is also Summer Learning Day, a day dedicated to making sure kids keep up...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Huffington Post, Summer Learning Loss Study: Can 'Summer Slide' Be Prevented? »
A recently released survey from the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) confirms that teachers spend a significant...
Wednesday, July 3, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Ed Week, After Summer, Teachers Spend a Month Reteaching Students »
Two-thirds of teachers polled in a recent survey said they spend at least a month reteaching students old material when th...
Monday, July 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Baltimore Sun, Tips to Keep Kids Interested in Reading over the Summer »
This may shock you, but a new survey shows that kids would rather play video games than read. As a parent who struggles to...
Monday, July 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
WFPL, How to Prevent Summer Learning Loss through Quality Programming »
Gary Huggins is CEO of the National Summer Learning Association. The organization recently completed a survey of five-hund...
Monday, July 1, 2013   (0 Comments - view/add)
Washington Post, The Cure for Summer Brain Drain: Live a Little »
Gary Huggins, chief executive of the National Summer Learning Association, says studies show that kids lose as much as two...
Monday, July 1, 2013
New York Times, At Retooled Summer Schools, Creativity, Not Just Catch-Up »
According to the National Summer Learning Association, a nonprofit group, 25 of the country’s largest school districts —...

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