National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment Resource Library
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The NCASE Resource Library connects you with tools, profiles, and information on a range of key topics in Out-of-School Time.

High Quality Child Care Promotes Healthy Development, School Readiness, and School Success

Decades of research has documented what is referred to as the “summer slide" – the impact of summer vacation’s learning loss on the educational achievement of children, particularly low-income children. The achievement gap is not really a result of “summer slide” alone but the cumulative effect that begins with school readiness. View this fact sheet for research and statistics on the importance of high-quality care and summer learning.

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
Office of Child Care (OCC)
Author: 
National Center on Afterschool and Summer Enrichment (NCASE)
Resource Type: 
Length: 
4 pages
Publication Date: 
2016