More programs seek to reduce "summer slide"

06/24/2013 | Pioneer Press (St. Paul, Minn.)

The Gifted and Talented Institute offered by the Burnsville–Eagan–Savage school district in Minnesota is one example of the changing face of summer school. More schools are offering programs for enrichment instead of remediation, said Gary Huggins, CEO of the Baltimore-based National Summer Learning Association. "Summer is a break from school, but it doesn't have to be a break from learning," he said.

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