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Summer Learning Digital Press Kit – COVID-19

2020 Virtual Press Conference: When Schools Close…Harnessing the Power of Summer America’s Students

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Press Releases

National Summer Learning Association Recognizes Four Exemplary Summer Programs Improving Outcomes for Children and Youth

For Immediate Release Contacts: Talon Sachs: 410-983-9029, Laura Johnson | 410-300-6468, National Summer... read more

Amid Uncertainty and Hardship, Communities and Families Across the Country Step Up to Save Summer Learning Opportunities for America’s Youth

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 6, 2020 Contact: Laura Johnson 410-300-6468 Irene Serrano 202-248-5491 read more

“When Schools Are Closed” Provides Guidance for Parents to Discover the Extraordinary Power of Summer Learning in the Era of COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dom Slowey 781-710-0014 Matthew Boulay, PhD 503-991-9519 “When Schools... read more

Virtual Press Conference: Harnessing the Power of Summer for America’s Students

Contact: Irene Serrano 202-248-5491 Laura Johnson 410-300-6468 MEDIA ADVISORY Summer Is Not Canceled:... read more

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

Media Statement March 30, 2020 Contact: Laura Johnson Vice President, Communications 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 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 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

Press Coverage

Programs to target learning loss amid pandemic

Programs to target learning loss amid pandemic By Kim Doleatto, Posted at 7:01 AM For... read more

As summer nears, school districts begin ‘scenario planning’…

As summer nears, school districts begin ‘scenario planning’ it’s unclear whether in-person summer learning will... read more

How Can We Use Summer to Keep Students Learning?

With schools across the country shuttered for the foreseeable future, educators and policymakers are looking... read more

CQ on Congress: Coronavirus Special Report with NSLA CEO Aaron Philip Dworkin

A crisis like COVID-19 makes the achievement and opportunity gaps that NSLA and its many... read more

High-Quality Summer Programs Close Learning Gaps, Increase Food Security, and Strengthen SEL for Top Results

By Aaron Philip Dworkin, chief executive officer, NSLA and Marlyn Torres, senior program officer, New... read more

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