Summer Learning

Out-of-School Pillar: Summer Learning

Summer slide can cause low-income children to fall 2.5 to 3 years behind their peers by 5th grade.

2018 Summer Scholars Collaborative Highlights

  • 71% of students participating in a Summer Learning program in 2018 gained or maintained their reading scores.
  • More than 3,000 students participated in Summer Learning
  • 12 summer program partners served at 60 site locations

Summer Learning Collaborative aligns best practices, shares data, and replicates what works to incorporate an enriching literacy component to existing summer camps in Fort Worth. Read Fort Worth co-creates with summer partners a toolkit of research-validated resources to incorporate literacy instruction into each day of camp. The goal is to ensure that students maintain or show improvement in reading performance, mitigating the likelihood of summer slide.

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