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Pitcock, Sarah; Seidel, Bob – State Education Standard, 2015
As numerous studies from 1906 on have confirmed, children lose ground in learning if they lack opportunities for building skills over the summer. Nonetheless, summer learning loss comes up but rarely in the national discussion of education reform. By the end of summer, students perform on average one month behind where they left off in the spring.…
Descriptors: Summer Programs, Maintenance, Program Development, Educational Policy
Capizzano, Jeffrey; Bischoff, Kendra; Woodroffe, Nicola; Chaplin, Duncan – Mathematica Policy Research, Inc., 2007
Based on positive results from a previous evaluation of a summer learning intervention, the current report describes the specific elements of the successful program so it can be replicated, and investigates potential barriers to implementation and replication. The study estimated impacts of the program overall; the authors could not identify which…
Descriptors: Program Evaluation, Psychoeducational Methods, Acceleration (Education), Summer Programs
GRIBBONS, WARREN D.; LOHNES, PAUL R. – 1966
A LONGITUDINAL STUDY WAS UNDERTAKEN TO ACHIEVE THE FOLLOWING OBJECTIVES--(1) TEST THE THEORY OF OCCUPATIONAL CHOICE WHICH PROPOSES A PROCESS RUNNING THROUGH A SEQUENCE OF DEVELOPMENTAL STAGES, (2) DETERMINE WHETHER THERE ARE SIGNIFICANT SEX DIFFERENCES IN CAREER SEQUENCES, (3) DESCRIBE IN DETAIL 111 REAL CAREER PATTERNS OVER 8 YEARS OF…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Counseling, Career Opportunities, Career Planning