In the past, summer school has often been seen as something for students who fall behind during the regular school year, and usually for only a small number of students. But due to this less than conventional school year, almost all students “fell behind” in their schooling. According to a recent poll, 65% of parents worry about whether their child is on track with their school work. And 75% of parents are hoping for more summer programming to help catch their child up to where they would have been in a typical school year. Here are some reasons why considering summer school, or some kind of supplemental learning program, could benefit your child this summer.
Students lose information in the summer
Summer school and summer learning programs help to keep student’s minds fresh over the break by preventing them from forgetting as much, and it makes them stronger when they come back in the fall.