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Summer--A Time for Learning: Five Lessons from School Districts and Their Partners About Running Successful Programs

This report summarizes lessons learned from the Wallace Foundation's National Summer Learning Project in the five cities of Boston, Dallas, Jacksonville, Pittsburgh, and Rochester. Lessons learned include that early planning is crucial; a focus on quality leads to success; districts need to focus on recruitment and attendance; and summer learning should be part of year-round operations for sustainability.  

Related Topics: 
Supportive Learning Environment
Summer Learning
Establishing summer opportunities
Engaging Activities
Family and Community Engagement
Program Design and Management
The Wallace Foundation
Daniel Browne
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32 pages
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