Common Grounds

Tap into the Power of Summer

Join Common Grounds (CG) affinity groups to connect with like-minded peers around the goal of creating smarter summers and brighter futures for America’s young people. CG groups create a place to learn, test new ideas, share and grow as leaders in the summer learning field.

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Summer Learning Advocates

Stay up to date on the latest federal and state policy activities, action alerts, and wins affecting summer opportunities.

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Systems Building

Connect, share and learn from others who are doing similar work in communities across the country.

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Summer Learning for Early Literacy

Reading proficiency by third grade is the most important predictor of high school graduation and career success. Learn about the latest literacy breakthroughs for youths aged from birth to third grade.

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Middle Grades and Older Youth

With the transitions and developmental changes it brings, middle school is a vulnerable time for all youth, particularly those who are low-income. Stay informed on the latest news and learn about all possible tools for these crucial years.

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