Education Report Roundup

Summer Learning

By Laura Greifner — July 12, 2007 1 min read

Ingredients of a Successful Summer Learning Program: A Case Study of the Building Educated Leaders for Life (BELL) Accelerated Learning Summer Program is available from the Urban Institute.

The necessary elements of a successful summer learning program are outlined in a report by the Washington-based Urban Institute.

According to the report, such programs should have qualified, energetic, and committed leadership; trained and experienced teachers and other staff members; high attendance rates; and the use of nationally recognized curricula.

A version of this article appeared in the July 18, 2007 edition of Education Week