District Leveraging ESSA to Fight “Summer Slide”

District Leveraging ESSA to Fight “Summer Slide”

June 6, 2018

Kate Stringer reports in The 74 that this summer, North Carolina’s Guilford County School District “is making a large investment to combat summer slide—the loss of academic gains that can occur over idle summer months.” More than “20,000 students in the 49 Title I elementary schools will select six books to keep before heading home for the summer,” as part of a new program entitled “Break with a Book.”