Summer 2015 Report

BSLC continued to grow and expand its reach, from 58 programs serving 3,504 students in 2014 to 79 programs serving 5,626 students in 2015. Evaluation results show program quality remained high, and students improved their social-emotional…

RAND Report: Ready for Fall?

This RAND Report is the second of five volumes from a five-year study which examines the effects of voluntary summer learning programs on low-income urban youth. This report specifically discusses how students performed in mathematics, reading,…

RAND Report: Getting to Work on Summer Learning

This study was conducted by the RAND Corporation, which assessed the effects of district-led programs on academic achievement, social-emotional competencies, and behavior over the short and long-term. This report offers lessons learned from detailed evaluations of…

RAND Report: Making Summer Count

Making Summer Count reviews the literature on summer learning loss and the effectiveness of summer learning programs, determines key cost drivers of and available funds for summer programs, and gathers information about how such programs operate…