Fighting ‘summer learning loss’ could close achievement gap

By Agence France-Presse
Wednesday, September 5, 2012 11:39 EDT
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One tactic to shrink achievement gap: tackle 'summer learning loss' (via The Christian Science Monitor)

On a sweltering August day, student Hendrick Estrella sits on a sailboat, dragging his hand through the waves and reveling in the coolness of Boston Harbor. The day before, he had touched – and tasted – a striped bass, gathering details for a book he is writing about fish. He is one of 35 rising…

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