Barshay, J. (2018, May 28). Money makes the difference for kindergarteners in the summer. Retrieved July 11, 2018

How students spend their summers may be widening the achievement gap between students from lower-income families and their more affluent peers, according to two recent studies. The National Center for Education Statistics tracked how 18,000 kindergartners spent their summers and reported that 7% of poor students and 13% of “near” poor students attended summer camp — compared with about 40% of students from middle-class and wealthy families.

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