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The CSI Summer Learning program is an academic program designed to combat summer learning loss and narrow the opportunity gap by providing five free weeks of quality summer programming in a safe and caring environment. The program was developed on well-documented research that identifies a learning gap (summer learning loss) that occurs when children are not engaged in education and experiential activities over the summer months. The loss of academic skills over this period is widely known by teachers who spend valuable time during the first months of school re-teaching forgotten concepts and skills to students.
Research also indicates that summer learning loss is a major barrier for children living in poverty, as they are not given the same opportunities as their counterparts. By offering our five-week, full-day program, these children are able to participate in a variety of academic, recreational, and educational activities during the summer months that they would not otherwise experience.
The goals of CSI are to:
For the 2012 CSI Report, please click here.
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