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National Summer Learning Association, November, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Summer is the most inequitable time of the year for youth, and 2020 brought additional unforeseen challenges. Many state legislatures adjourned prior to the start of the pandemic, and passed several bills that were meant to address the new reality…
Spring Forward, National Summer Learning Association, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
This brief highlights the findings of a program quality assessment from a collaboration between the National Summer Learning Association (NSLA) and Spring Forward, a nonprofit based in Rock Island, Illinois, that provides educational and enrichment…
National Summer Learning Association, 2020
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This fact sheet examines the CARES Act funding breakdown and its allocation to states, along with ways in which local education agencies may use funds as they relate to summer learning.
National Summer Learning Association, 2019
Reports & Papers
This report highlights the findings of a community assessment of the Greater Atlanta region's summer learning landscape during 2018. The assessment offers a snapshot of existing summer programs, including data on youth served and types of…
National Summer Learning Association, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
Researchers should look at this research agenda as a guide for the next generation of research questions about the field of summer learning. We know that summer learning loss occurs, for whom, and that it can be mitigated through structured academic…
National Summer Learning Association, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights key themes and state policies associated with the promotion of summer learning programs, based on the tracking of 293 state bills in 2017.
National Summer Learning Association, 2017
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief highlights key themes and state policies associated with the promotion of summer learning programs, based on the tracking of 193 state bills in 2016.
National Summer Learning Association, United States. White House Office, United States. Department of Education, Civic Nation, 2016
National Summer Learning Association (NSLA), in consultation with the White House, U.S. Department of Education, and Civic Nation, developed this guide to help state and local leaders identify the most promising funding streams to support summer…
Agrawal Nina, Seidel Bob, February, 2013
Reports & Papers
An examination of efforts by 11 public television stations to incorporate transmedia storytelling, which links interactive games, television series, and websites to established children's educational characters, into out-of-school time programs…
Forum for Youth Investment. David P. Weikart Center for Youth Program Quality, National Summer Learning Association, 2013
McLaughlin Brenda, May, 2012
A discussion of children's increased risk for obesity and food insecurity during the summer, and profiles of out-of-school time programs that address the risk
National Summer Learning Association, 26 April, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the characteristics of summer programs in Birmingham, Alabama, including enrollment, staffing, and costs, based on information from 37 programs
National Summer Learning Association, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of Smarter Summers, high quality summer learning programs for middle school students in 10 cities, and participant academic and non-academic outcomes
National Summer Learning Association, September, 2010
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of provisions and opportunities for summer learning in ten winning state Race to the Top grant proposals
Pitcock Sarah, Deich Sharon G., McLaughlin Brenda, 2010
Reports & Papers
A study of public funding for summer programs in five cities in California, based on interviews with city agency administrators and providers