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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.

Summer School A Must For Those Looking To Save Money On Tuition

The Boston Globe | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Summer school used to be the place you were incarcerated after flunking math. The word "remedial'' was branded on your forehead the first day of class...

Summer School Canceled In Cash-Strapped Districts

AP | HEATHER HOLLINGSWORTH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Amber Bramble had to scramble to arrange summer plans for her 5- and 7-year-old daughters after their suburban Kansas City sc...

Aim High, Bay Area Nonprofit, Makes Summer School Fun For Low Income Kids

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Across America, an educational achievement gap draws a line between students whose parents have the money to pay for expensive private programs and th...

Can Free Books Do More For Kids Than Summer School?

USA Today | Greg Toppo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Can a $50 stack of paperback books do as much for a child's academic fortunes as a $3,000 stint in summer school? An experimental program in seven st...

Summer School Enrollments Surge

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Amid a underwhelming job market, more students are choosing to spend their summers in class. Inside Higher Ed reports that summer college enrollment ...

Nearly 30 Percent Of All City Schools Now Year-Round

Chicago Public Radio | Natalie Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Monday is the first day of school for some Chicago Public Schools students. The district has added 91 new schools to its year-round calendar....

Empowering the Next Generation Through the CDF Freedom Schools® Program

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marian Wright Edelman

Since 1995, more than 70,000 children and families have been touched by the CDF Freedom Schools experience.