As the school year comes to a close at public schools across the country, summer vacation stretches out ahead: two months full of promise. But not all of our kids have the ways and means to realize that promise, as this new article from the New York Times details. So rarely does an article express so clearly the need for a program like Horizons – and for the difference summer learning can make, for students, for families, and for communities.
The Families That Can't Afford Summer
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Summer Isn't Always A Vacation For Families Who Can't Afford It