NSLD Features Geeking Out Kids of Color, Foreign Language Programs (July 2018)

July 11, 2018 • Filed under News

Youth Today

The summer learning movement came into being after research in the 1990s showed that the academic gap between affluent and low-income students was largely created during the summer.

The nonprofit National Summer Learning Association was founded to address this gap.

Thursday — National Summer Learning Day — the organization publicizes events across the country that show what summer programs can do.

More than 800 events range from a demonstration by Geeking Out Kids of Color in Seattle to a gathering of local and state officials at the Central Library of Rochester and Monroe County in Rochester, N.Y.

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