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The summer slide : what we know and can do about summer learning loss / edited by Karl Alexander, Sarah Pitcock, Matthew Boulay ; foreword by Paul Reville.

Publication:
New York, NY : Teachers College Press, [2016]
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x, 342 pages ; 23 cm
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Subjects:
Summer schools -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Children with social disabilities -- Education.
Summer schools.
United States.
Summary:
Provides an up-to-date account of what research has to say about summer learning loss, the conditions in low-income children's homes and communities that impede learning over the summer months, and best practices in summer programming with lessons on how to strengthen program evaluations.
Contents:
Schools, families, and inequality : strong empirical patterns in search of strong theory / Douglas B. Downey
Summer setback in Baltimore : a review and update / Karl Alexander and Barbara F. Condliffe
School's out : summer learning loss across grade levels and school contexts in the United States today / Allison Atteberry and Andrew McEachin
Contextualizing summer learning inequality : the view from Canada / Scott Davies, Janice Aurini, and Emily Milne
Summer learning and the opportunity gap / Sarah Pitcock
A national review of summer school policies and the evidence supporting them / Geoffrey D. Borman, Alex Schmidt, and Michelle Hosp
The sunny home advantage : class differences in resources to support summer learning / Aaron M. Pallas
Learning outside of school : the implications of shadow education for seasonal learning patterns / Joseph J. Merry, Claudia Buchmann, and Dennis J. Condron
Selecting summer : how elementary school parents make choices about summer programs / Barbara F. Condliffe
The roles of summertime in child obesity : risks and opportunities / Amy Bohnert, Nicole Zarrett, and Amy Heard
Summertime and youth's psychosocial well-being / Amy Bohnert, Dorothy McLeod, Heather Marshall, and Kathryn Grant
Best practices in summer programming / Andrew McEachin, Catherine Augustine, and Jennifer McCombs
Year-round school calendars : effects on summer learning, achievement, parents, teachers, and property values / Paul von Hippel
Summer learning and programming in rural settings / Judy B. Cheatham and Doris T. Williams
An introduction to cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analyses for summer learning programs / Linda Goetze
A review and analysis of evaluations of summer programs / Marc L. Stein and Ean Fonseca
Facilitating policymakers' use of the evidence on summer loss and summer programs / Emily Acman, Thomas G. White, and James S. Kim
Forging a path ahead : a summer learning agenda for the 21st century / Matthew Boulay, Karl Alexander, Sarah Pitcock, and Marc L. Stein.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Alexander, Karl L., editor.
Pitcock, Sarah, editor.
Boulay, Matthew, editor.
Other format:
Online version: Summer slide
ISBN:
9780807757994
0807757993
9780807775097
OCLC:
957134420