Making the most of summer school: a meta-analytic and narrative review.

@article{Cooper2000MakingTM,
  title={Making the most of summer school: a meta-analytic and narrative review.},
  author={Harris Cooper and Kelly Charlton and Jeffrey C. Valentine and Laura Muhlenbruck},
  journal={Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development},
  year={2000},
  volume={65 1},
  pages={i-v, 1-118; discussion 119-27}
}
Summer schools serve multiple purposes for students, families, educators, and communities. The current need for summer programs is driven by changes in American families and by calls for an educational system that is competitive globally and embodies higher academic standards. A research synthesis is reported that used both meta-analytic and narrative procedures to integrate the results of 93 evaluations of summer school. Results revealed that summer programs focusing on remedial or accelerated… CONTINUE READING

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