This brief highlights the findings of a program quality assessment from a collaboration between the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and Spring Forward, a nonprofit based in Rock Island, Illinois, that provides educational and enrichment opportunities at no cost to enhance the lives of families in the community. NSLA encourages organizations to use these findings as not only inspiration but also practical examples for building program sustainability.see all
NSLA conducted a number of focus groups and in-depth interviews in September 2020 with 21... read more
The coronavirus pandemic has impacted virtually every facet of American life. Since March 2020, cities,... read more
The summer of 2020 was an extraordinary one. While families found their summer plans disrupted... read more
Now more than ever, communities need your support to expand access to summer and afterschool programs that will help students catch up on unfinished learning and thrive after an extraordinarily challenging school year.
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