Summer program aims to boost reading. (Inside the law: analyzing, debating and explaining no child left behind.Summer won't just be about bicycling through the streets and dipping in the pool for students in 11 school districts nationwide.
These students will be taking part in the No Child Left Behind Summer Reading Achievers Program, which is designed to encourage kindergartners through eighth-graders to read through the lazy days of summer The students should read at least 10 age-appropriate books and write a short synopsis A summary; a brief statement, less than the whole.
A synopsis is a condensation of something—for example, a synopsis of a trial record. during the 10-week break. Those who finish will get prizes and certificates.
The idea is to help eliminate the summertime slump Slump
A temporary fall in performance, often describing consistently falling security prices for several weeks or months. , in which children often lose reading and other stills during the long summer because their brains are not fully stimulated. It is particularly problematic for low-income and disadvantaged This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims.
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This article has been tagged since September 2007. students, say officials at the U.S. Department of Education. The program was initially piloted last year in Atlanta Public Schools Atlanta Public Schools is a school district based in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. APS is run by the Atlanta Board of Education with superintendent Dr. Beverly L. Hall. Currently, the system has an active enrollment of 57,000 students, attending a total of 85 schools: 59 elementary .