Facts from the The National Summer Learning Association
Research spanning 100 years shows that students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do on the same tests at the beginning of the summer
Two-thirds of the ninth grade achievement gap can be explained by unequal access to summer learning opportunities during the elementary school years.
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