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News & Updates

Summer learning opportunities key to closing achievement gap

The Hill By Matthew Boulay and Mark K. Shriver All across America this month, parents... read more

Mayor Stodola: Afterschool and Summer Learning Absolutely Critical to Hone “Soft Skills” in Workforce Development

CitiesSpeak | National League of Cities By Bela Shah Spooner,  NLC President and Little Rock,... read more

ESSA Funds Must Be Used Wisely to Amplify Crucial Summer Learning

Youth Today By Rachel Gwaltney Education is not one size fits all. Nor does it stop... read more

Specialized summer camps mean more enrichment for kids and more headaches for parents

The Washington Post Debate camp. Filmmaking camp. Computer coding camp. There is no shortage of... read more

Camp wants kids to avoid summer learning loss

The Columbian Reading, 10-year-old Jonathan Rojas proclaimed to a room of fellow students, is like... read more

Learning shouldn’t end just because school’s out for summer.

The Baltimore Sun Ahhh, another “end” of the school year. Or is it? We typically... read more

Press Releases

2018 Excellence Awards (Oct. 2017)

National Summer Learning Association Accepting Applications for 2018 New York Life Foundation Excellence in Summer... read more

2017 Conference Keynote (Sept. 2017)

Reggie Love, Former Personal Aide to President Barack Obama, Education Advocate and Entrepreneur, to Keynote... read more

Partners to Keep Kids Learning (July 2017)

Smarter Summers = Brighter Futures! National Summer Learning Association Partners with iHeartMedia, Clear Channel Outdoor... read more

2017 Award Winners Announced (July 2017)

WHAT DOES A QUALITY SUMMER PROGRAM LOOK LIKE? National Summer Learning Association Announces Winners of... read more

Summer Learning Day 2017 (May 2017)

Hundreds of Communities to Celebrate National Summer Learning Day on July 13 America gets schooled... read more

Press Coverage Highlights

Why Fun Matters: The Fight Against Summer Learning Loss (Aug. 2017)

WBAA | NPR Kids are returning to school this month, and according to the National... read more

Summer Learning Day Inspires Innovative Ways to Showcase Summer Learning (July 2017)

Youth Today Young and old readers of “Charlotte’s Web” won’t soon forget the trip that... read more

Promoting Summer Learning (Dec. 2016)

CNBC Squawk Box Margaret McKenna, NSLA chairman of the board and former Walmart Foundation President,... read more

D.C. students choose to enroll in summer school to stay on track (July 2016)

The Washington Post Summer school is no longer just for students who are required to... read more