Ready for Fall? Near-Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Students' Learning Opportunities and Outcomes

Ready for Fall? Near-Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Students' Learning Opportunities and Outcomes

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As part of a randomized controlled trial study assessing the effect of district-run voluntary summer programs, this second report in a series looks at how summer programs affected student performance in certain categories in fall 2013.Because math is generally thought to be more sensitive to school instruction than reading, increasing the amount of math ... higher than second grade than they are for younger students (Wanzek and Vaughn, 2007; Wanzek et al., 2013). These authors speculate that this may be the case because reading expectations for students in the upper-elementary grades often require more cognitively demandinganbsp;...


Title:Ready for Fall? Near-Term Effects of Voluntary Summer Learning Programs on Low-Income Students' Learning Opportunities and Outcomes
Author: Jennifer Sloan McCombs, John F. Pane, Catherine H. Augustine, Heather L. Schwartz, Paco Martorell, Laura Zakaras
Publisher:Rand Corporation - 2014-12-16
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