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National Summer Learning Association

The Importance of Being Bold

Evie Hantzopoulos | Posted 09.28.2014 | Education
Evie Hantzopoulos

The question on everyone's lips was "How did you get Michelle Obama to visit your program?" The answer is simple: one of our students asked.

What I Didn't Do on My Summer Vacation

Patrick Corvington | Posted 08.18.2014 | Education
Patrick Corvington

While for many kids summer is long-awaited, for many parents it's long-feared. It's a time when low-income kids are losing ground and gaining weight rather then gaining ground and losing weight; a time when they are slipping down the summer slide.

Negative Impact Of Summer Vacation On Students?

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.21.2013 | Parents

When summer relaxation is over and school starts back up, many students may find they've fallen behind. A recently released survey from the Nationa...

Parents Worry That Too Much Structure During Summer Break Will Drain Students

Posted 06.18.2012 | Education

Experts say teens are at risk of forgetting months of instruction -- particularly in math and science -- over the summer break, but some parents are w...

A Corporate Partnership That's Creating Smarter Summers

Earl Martin Phalen | Posted 09.14.2011 | Impact
Earl Martin Phalen

With business schools increasing their focus on corporate responsibility and partnerships, Forbes.com dedicating a news section to corporate ethics an...