Summer learning loss is hits immigrants and English language learners harder than U.S. students, especially in language learning, as many children have limited exposure to English at home.
A summer internship program at one of the nation’s premier biomedical research labs puts high school and college students on the front lines of cutting-edge medical research.
As New York City expands its pre-K offerings, questions of how best to train principals and evaluate teachers have taken on new urgency.
Mayor Bill de Blasio knows what will happen if middle schoolers don’t find after-school programs worthwhile. They’ll vote with their feet, and stop showing up.
A longstanding body of research shows that high-quality prekindergarten programs help children succeed in school and in life — a driving force behind the city’s unprecedented expansion of pre-K this year. But high-quality programs depend on high-quality teachers, and getting educators ready for the new programs is requiring a herculean effort.
California legislators have passed a law that gives priority for federal after-school funding to schools that also have summer programs as a way to promote year-round learning. The bill also sets new quality standards for all out-of-school programs in the state.
As in many places, expanding preschool access hinges on funding in Indianapolis, and Mayor Greg Ballard is facing hard questions about how he plans to add more learning time for the city’s youngest students.
The Notebook is part of a citywide effort to build awareness of the problem of summer learning loss and how to combat it.
A new campaign across Philadelphia to ensure that more students read on grade level is emphasizing the importance of early education, parent involvement, and efforts to combat summer slide.
Memphis Rise Academy and several other schools in the city started the year a week late — but with ties already built between parents and teachers that school leaders say should make communication during the rest of the year more effective.