Wallace Foundation October Webinar: Stopping the Summer Slide

Webinar: Stopping the Summer Slide – The Role That Networks and Policymakers Can Play in Reducing Summer Learning Loss

This webinar, presented October 11, 2011, looks at summer learning loss and possible remedies for it through the eyes of a RAND researcher and those working in the trenches to improve summer learning. Leaders from statewide efforts in Massachusetts, New York and Rhode Island share their perspectives along with a trio of people who help lead summer learning projects in those states.


  • Jennifer Sloan McCombs, senior policy researcher at RAND and lead author of Making Summer Count
  • Sanjiv Rao, executive director, New York State Afterschool Network
  • Caterina Leone-Mannino, director of expanded learning and intervention, Rochester City School District
  • Adam Greenman, executive director, Rhode Island Afterschool Plus Alliance
  • Patrick Duhon, director of expanded learning, Providence After School Alliance/Providence Schools
  • Katie Magrane, executive director, Massachusetts Afterschool Partnership
  • Chris Smith, executive director, Boston After School & Beyond


Dara Rose, senior program officer, The Wallace Foundation

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