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Al Keefe

back 2 school

Al Keefe

How not to (summer) slide into the new school year

Experts say summer learning loss can contribute to an erosion of academic skills during the school year.

Al Keefe


Summer vacation might be fun, but all play and no work can make Jack a dull boy. Or rather, it can make students run the risk of losing some of the lessons learned and academic gains from the previous school year. And this can mean starting the next school year on the wrong foot.

Reset learns how parents and teachers can work to get their students back on track sooner rather than later.

GUESTS: Monica Bhatt, senior research director at the UChicago Education Lab

Paula Hooper, assistant professor of instruction at Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy

Jenny LeFlore, creator of Mama Fresh

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