Jones, S. (2018, May 22). How Children’s Socioeconomic Differences Play Out Over Summer Break. Retrieved July 9, 2018

Over the summer, the average student loses one to three months of learning, and a new report from the National Center for Education Statistics suggests one reason for what is known as the “summer slide:” Children from lower-income homes engage in a different mix of activities over the summer than those from better-off households.

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