Rethinking Summer School Programs

Judy Nee With Ron Fairchild

There is a movement developing to rethink the meaning of summer school programs. Ron Fairchild tells us that research increasingly suggests that summer represents a wonderful opportunity to augment and accelerate the learning and development of children and youth.
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April 30, 2009
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Ron Fairchild is executive director of the National Center for Summer Learning and a faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University School of Education. Mr. Fairchild is widely recognized as a national authority on how to expand learning opportunities for young people. He has authored numerous publications and speaks regularly on topics related to public policy, research, and models of effective summer learning programs.
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