The ten-week summer results in long, brutal stretches during both the fall and spring without any meaningful break from school.
California school districts are offering robust summer school programs with an emphasis on fun to help reconnect students to their schools.
Newsom says a longer school year is critical to addressing the widening learning loss gap between low-income and wealthier students.
A program designed to improve young children’s reading skills is showing results in San Mateo County through a focus on preschools and summer learning.
Project Lead the Way, the California Mathematics Council and Storyline Online provide ideas for activities parents and children can do together.