Students regress about a month during summer break. But for children from low-income families, it can be even more, especially when it comes to reading growth. And over time, this phenomenon snowballs.
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.
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.