The concept of the "summer slide" isn't new, and the suggested ways to address it are getting stale.
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WASHINGTON — Olympic figure skater Michelle Kwan read to excited children and cheered them on as she helped kick off the Education Department's ...
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...
In an effort to reduce the academic gap between wealthy and poor students, a Providence, R.H., program is reinventing summer school, PBS NewsHour educ...
Deep within their North Philadelphia community, students of the Spells Writing Lab prepare for a daily routine of writing, reading, and other engaging activities.
Today, a lot of attention and funding is given to STEM programs but the humanities, language acquisition in particular, deserves just as much attention.
Mighty Writers is a nonprofit organization where Philadelphia youth are able to participate in free writing workshops to perfect their reading and writing skills.
We live in a country filled with curious and creative children. Let's make a commitment to ensure that none of our youngsters are left without activities that will support their growth and development.
As an adult I continue to feel the promise of summer. It reminds me of the power and magic of "childish" dreams.
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