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NCASE Summer Learning Brief: Why Summers Matter

Summer learning is a key solution to closing academic and opportunity gaps that affect many communities across the country. When children continue to learn during the summer, they are healthier, safer, and smarter, and their schools and communities are more successful. This brief features research on program quality, funding strategies and information, a program spotlight, and other valuable resources that support reflection and program planning and implementation.

Related Topics: 
Summer Learning
Quality Improvement
Publisher: 
Office of Child Care (OCC)
Resource Type: 
Length: 
6 Pages
Publication Date: 
2016