Summer Learning Project Expanded in 2011

At the 2011 Achieving, Connecting, Thriving Leadership Conference, co-convened by PEAR and Boston After School & Beyond, Mayor Thomas M. Menino announced the expansion of the Summer Learning Initiative to include 1,500 fourth- to 12th-graders in Boston. This initiative is a collaborative effort amongst the city, the school department and community-based organizations to decrease summer learning loss.