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Infographic_develop_6Nobody would let a flower go without water for three months and expect it to thrive.

High quality summer learning programs aren’t just nice to have; for many students, they’re the difference between the potential for success and falling far behind their peers. Summer learning programs lead to greater student achievement, increased engagement, an improved school climate, and help build the skills needed to excel at all of the Common Core State Standards.

This infographic shows some of the harms that can come from allowing summer learning loss to take place – and also many of the incredible benefits of high-quality and engaging summer learning programs.

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For more on why students need summer, check out the resource guides at our Summer Matters campaign page.