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Summer Learning Loss

A New Exercise in Combatting Childhood Obesity: Summer Learning Programs

Jennifer Peck | Posted 08.30.2011 | Education
Jennifer Peck

Too much junk food and sedentary activities and not enough healthy meals and exercise often adds up to summertime weight gain, especially among children.

Celebrating National Summer Learning Day Every Day

Jennifer Peck | Posted 08.21.2011 | Education
Jennifer Peck

Most of us know June 21 as the longest day of the year and the first official day of summer, but it is also a call to action in support of our children -- National Summer Learning Day.

Got Math?

Ron Fairchild | Posted 08.15.2011 | Education
Ron Fairchild

All kids are at risk of losing over two months of math performance during the elementary school years.

Children Who Lose Out On Summer Learning, Lose Out

Jennifer Peck | Posted 07.13.2011 | Education
Jennifer Peck

While many families are planning summers filled with educationally-enriching activities for their kids, the vast majority of low-income children in the U.S. lack access to summer learning opportunities.

Expanded Learning? Extended Learning? Let's Just Make Sure There's More Quality Learning

Ron Fairchild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Ron Fairchild

On this National Day of Blogging for Real Education Reform, it's a great time to talk about how to get American young people the extra learning time they need to prevent summer setback -- whatever you call that time.

Avoiding 'Summer Brain Drain' (VIDEO)

CBS | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

School's out for summer! While the whole family is enjoying beach days, family vacations and afternoons by the pool, it's good to keep in mind a few w...