summer school

Summer school makes a comeback

A more engaging approach to learning brings summer schools to life

Finding the funding for summer school

Districts across U.S. are finding partners to provide financial support

Blended learning means more computer time for 'digital natives'

Cumberland (R.I.) High School is using the Edgenuity online blended learning program for summer school credit recovery. The program provides more flexibility to students who might otherwise have had to take summer classes in another school where Cumberland would not be able to control the rigor.

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Connecticut schools try to combat summer learning loss

Across Fairfield County and the state, schools are expanding summer programs to stem the learning loss students experience when they are away from the classroom for the long vacation.

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Summer spotlight on reading at central Ohio schools

Schools are rethinking summer school this year in response to the state’s new third-grade reading guarantee.

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New Mexico students get early start on school year with K-3 Plus

Monday marked the second week of school for about 1,600 Las Cruces Public Schools children participating in 25 extra days of learning through the K-3 Plus Program.

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MAKE magazine hosts a virtual summer camp for making things

MAKE magazine is hosting Maker Camp from July 8th to August 16th—a virtual camp that features projects students can do individually or together, whether they are at home or school.

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Summer school: Should more kids go?

Pittsburgh Public Schools are among dozens of American school districts that have redesigned summer school in recent years in an effort to combat summer learning loss.

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At retooled summer schools, creativity, not just catch-up

Despite continuing budgetary challenges, districts are re-envisioning summer school as something more than a compulsory exercise where students who need to make up lost credits fight to stay awake inside humid classrooms.

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Fed up Texas teachers refuse to teach summer school

Summer school in Dallas is lacking one critical component. On Tuesday, classes began in the Dallas Independent School District with about 6,000 students, and a very limited amount of teachers.

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