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Learning from Summer: Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Urban Youth

This research brief shares findings from summer learning projects in five cities or regions. The randomized control trial found that children who had high attendance for two consecutive summers had better outcomes in math, English language arts, and social-emotional competence. The brief also provides five related promising practice tips for program leaders.

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Summer Learning
Publisher: 
Other
Author: 
Rand Corporation
Resource Type: 
Length: 
86 pages full report, 23 pages summary
Publication Date: 
2016