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Educators debate whether kids lose too much over the summer break. Westend61/Getty Images

Will COVID-19 be the death of summer vacation?

School closings due to COVID-19 could prompt school districts to try to make up for lost time during the summer. An education scholar explores the pros and cons of that scenario.
School closure over the summer widens the achievement gap between classes. School chair image via

How community schools can beat summer learning loss for low-income students

The learning loss that occurs over the summer for poor students can lead to a growing academic achievement gap in subsequent years. What are community schools and how do they help low-income students?

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