With support by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation, this resource is for program providers, education leaders, policymakers and funders who are making important decisions about whether and how to strengthen and expand summer learning programs as a way to accelerate student achievement. Profiling thirteen diverse and promising models, the report demonstrates how high-quality summer learning programs address a variety of K-12 education priorities to deliver strong outcomes for children, youth, and educators.

Accelerating Achievement draws on a growing body of research led by The Wallace Foundation and the RAND Corporation that supports the notion that high-quality summer learning programs help students succeed and sheds light on the steps necessary to achieve desired outcomes.

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