There Are Ways to Reduce Summer Learning Loss (July 2018)

July 23, 2018 • Filed under Press Coverage Highlights

There Are Ways to Reduce Summer Learning Loss

For many children, summer is a time to enjoy camps, sports lessons, and family vacations. But for low-income children, summer isn’t carefree. As Matthew Boulay, Founder and CEO of the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) puts it, “Summer can be a time of isolation,… hunger,… and boredom.” And he says, “Summer can also be a time of academic loss.” Research has long shown that students can fall behind academically when they are not in school.