The benefit of summer programs is well-documented, and support for public funding to back these opportunities is high. When the school year ends, children in high-poverty environments struggle. Kids lose precious time during the summer months to continue their learning. It’s also a hard time for families to secure basic needs for their children like healthy food and safe places to spend their days.
The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) promotes and supports key public investments that improve conditions for summer programs. NSLA aims to enable access to these programs for students who benefit most. Support summer learning programs today: