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Getting to Work on Summer Learning Recommended Practices for Success

Rand’s second edition Getting to Work on Summer Learning provides recommendations for district leaders and their partners who are interested in launching or improving summer learning programs. Key suggestions outlined on page ix include: Commit in the fall to a summer program and begin planning and recruiting instructors by January. 

  • Select a director with the requisite time and authority to lead planning. 
  • Identify priority student populations (e.g., all students, English language learners) to drive goal setting and planning. 
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