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Press Releases

Summer Learning: An Essential Education Strategy in $2 Trillion Bipartisan Coronavirus Stimulus Passage

Media Statement March 30, 2020 Contact: Laura Johnson Vice President, Communications ljohnson@summerlearning.org 410-300-6468 Summer Learning:... read more

Leading Health and Education Experts Share First-Ever Cross-Sector Study on Summertime Experiences

MEDIA ADVISORY March 9, 2020 Contact: Laura Johnson Vice President, Communications ljohnson@summerlearning.org 410-300-6468 PRESS BRIEFING... read more

2020 Story Starters on Summer Learning

Media Contact: Laura Johnson, Vice President of Communications| 410-856-1370 X208 ljohnson@summerlearning.org OVERVIEW High-quality summer and... read more

National Summer Learning Association’s Statement on National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine Summer Opportunities Report

(Baltimore, MD)—The National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) is pleased that the National Academies of Sciences,... read more

NSLA Fully Endorses the Family Friendly Schools Act (S. 2784)

MEDIA STATEMENT Contact: Rachel Gwaltney, Vice President, Policy and Research | 410-856-1370 x107 BALTIMORE, MD,... read more

National and Local Youth Advocates to Gather for National Conference on Summer Learning in Atlanta, Georgia from October 21-23

MEDIA ALERT For Immediate Release Contact: Laura Johnson: 410-300-6468, ljohnson@summerlearning.org Talon Sachs: 410-856-1370 x210, tsachs@summerlearning.org... read more

City Leaders, Education Advocates Light Up Billboards Nationwide to Illuminate the Need for Critical Afterschool Learning Opportunities

Groups Team with Clear Channel Outdoor in National Billboard Campaign Marking the 20th Anniversary of... read more

“America’s Educator,” Dr. Steve Perry and NBA Legend Dikembe Mutombo to Headline National Conference on Summer Learning – A Solution to Helping Every Student Succeed

For Immediate Release: Contact: Laura Johnson: 410-856-1370 x 208, ljohnson@summerlearning.org Talon Sachs: 410-856-1370 x 210,... read more

Press Coverage

Summer isn’t a break for kids or parents

By Elissa Strauss, CNN Updated 4:25 AM ET, Thu August 22, 2019 (CNN)As my son’s... read more

Merkley intros bill to have libraries open at summer meal sites

Says Oregon’s program would expand nationwide By: KTVZ.COM news sources Posted: Jul 10, 2019 01:08 PM... read more

Stopping the summer slide: Baltimore County libraries offer downtime reading program

By LIBSOLOMON| TOWSON TIMES | JUN 18, 2019  When Gia Bastien, of Towson, was a child growing... read more

Baltimore Program Wins National Award For Summer Learning

The National Summer Learning Association recognized Baltimore’s MERIT mentorship program for high school students interested... read more

’Summer learning loss’ is a long-standing belief in education. But is it real?

By Valerie Strauss, Reporter, Washington Post Published: July 16, 2019 Is summer learning loss real?... read more

Boston Public Schools summer programs cited as ‘shining example’

By RICK SOBEY|rick.sobey@bostonherald.com| Boston Herald PUBLISHED:July 10, 2019 at 5:38 pm| UPDATED:July 10, 2019 at... read more

MERIT Academy helps students hooked on science advance their education

By Jennifer Franciotti, News Anchor, Reporter BALTIMORE — It’s National Summer Learning Week, and while it... read more

School Dazed Radio Broadcast: The One About Summer Learning Loss

Fishbowl Radio Network, Jun 11, 2019 About This Episode: NSLA’s new CEO Aaron Philip Dworkin... read more