When Schools Close: Harnessing the Power of Summer for America's Young People
This virtual press conference brought together leading experts to explore summer solutions emerging in the pandemic. It begins with a review of the findings from the report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine on Shaping Summertime Experiences. Panelists share what needs to happen to meet basic needs, to engage youth in learning and in summer employment, and to build partnerships with families, schools, and communities to provide equitable opportunities. This resource supports the COVID-19 response.