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Talking summer learning loss with PhillyCAM

In late July, Notebook editor Dale Mezzacappa and I appeared on PhillyCAM’s Around the Corner, a public access talk show that highlights nonprofit organizations in Philadelphia.

The show’s host, Albert Lee, spoke with us about “Summer Lost: Stopping the Slide,” theNotebook’s multimedia series focusing on the phenomenon of summer learning loss in Philadelphia, which has been running since early June.

“Summer learning loss is a phenomenon in which students who aren’t in school [over the summer] lose the skills they built up over the year,” said Mezzacappa in the studio interview.

The series was conceived as a way to make Philadelphia parents, teachers, and children aware of summer learning loss, its consequences, and how to prevent it from happening.

Read the full story on The Notebook.