Summer school learning

Student News is On the Air!

Scholars are learning hands-on skills in summer school this year. Research tells us summer programs that make learning fun and concentrate on math and reading literacy help students reverse the summer slide of lost academic progress and actually advance academically while engaging in enjoyable summer activities. So, how about making a TV news show! Check […]

Summer Enrichment for 270 Neighborhood Scholars

Charleston Promise Neighborhood designs and manages summer instruction through its Expanded Learning Time program that helps students advance academically and avoid the Summer Slide, the process by which students, particularly those from low-income homes, lose ground academically during the summer as their minds sit idle. This summer, Charleston Promise Neighborhood manages two summer learning programs, […]

Summer Enrichment Helps Students Maintain Gains

The “summer slide” has long been documented as a major threat to the academic achievement of children in high-poverty schools. They lose much of the gains they make during the school year and fall further behind their peers from higher-income homes. To combat the summer slide, Charleston Promise Neighborhood provides literacy enrichment to Mary Ford […]