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Bronx Program Redefines Summer School

Thursday, July 11, 2013

A pilot program that blends academics with enrichment activities had elementary and middle school students creating a magazine on Bronx wildlife, cooking up fresh omelets and learning a salsa dance routine -- and that was just on Thursday.

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Q&A: How to Slow the Summer Slide

Friday, June 28, 2013

SchoolBook interviews an expert in summer learning who says kids lose a grip on all they mastered during the school year if they don't work those mental muscles over the summer. And it adds up: most of the achievement gap seen in ninth graders can be attributed to unequal access to summer learning opportunities.

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