90% of children experience summer learning loss. Information from the preceding school year seems to slide out of their brains. Most students are able to maintain their reading skills over the summer, but students lose 2.6 months of math skills every summer thereby broadening the achievement gap. In fact, the first 6 weeks of school is a review of past skills.
Did you know that elementary students do not necessarily receive science instruction every day?
Did you know that only 22% of students in disadvantaged communities have laboratory experiences on a weekly basis?
Did you know 90% of students lose information over the summer?
Did you know students lose 2.6 months of math skills every summer?