“Is summer vacation interfering with some students’ educational success?” That was the question posed by TVO’s The Agenda host Steve Paikin to University of Waterloo Sociology and Legal Studies Associate Professor Janice Aurini in a September 2016 broadcast. (Watch the segment here.)
In conjunction with the CODE Summer Learning Program, Dr. Aurini (along with her colleague, Dr. Scott Davies) conducted a significant research study into the factors that minimize summer learning loss and close the achievement gap, including the variables that lead to increases in student achievement outside of the regular school year.
Read Drs. Aurini and Davies’ Summer Learning Program 2013 Quantitative and Qualitative Research Results report here (pdf).