PBS NewsHour

Reinventing Summer School to stop kids' Learning Loss

Clip: 08/20/2012 | 7m 50s

In Providence, R.I., the Summer Scholars Program has reinvented summer school by taking lower income students out of the classroom and putting them "into the field." John Merrow reports on how the new approach gets students to practice skills they struggled with during the past year and prevent additional learning loss for fall.

Aired: 08/20/12

Rating: NR

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