Parents and schools battle kids’ summer brain drain

Lauren Williams's picture
Monday, June 17, 2013

School’s out for the summer, and the damage has begun.

Math skills are going to erode for most children. Those without books or chances to read are going to fall further behind.

Children who tend toward obesity will likely gain weight as much as three times their rate the rest of the year.

Children in unsafe environments will more likely become victims or perpetrators.

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