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What Summer Slide Actually Means—and 5 Ways to Fight it


Last September, a friend from graduate school forwarded me a Brookings Institute article written by David M. The article begins with a series of disappointing—but unsurprising—statistics about the summer slide, a term used to describe the academic regression experienced by students over the summer. In their overview of the summer slide, Quinn and Polikoff offer a few keys facts: Learning and achievement is perishable. Get ‘em to the library.

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