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Springboard Collaborative fights summer slide in Delaware

November 19, 2018 4:25 PM | Kurt Foreman

The Philadelphia-based Springboard Collaborative this summer helped students at Kuumba Academy and Great Oaks Charter avoid the “summer slide,” meeting ambitious growth goals toward grade level reading. The 211 students who attended the six-week program gained an average of 2.3 months of reading growth, while preventing the three-month loss in reading skills that’s often expected during summer break, for a net gain of 5.3 months.

The Community Education Building, the first educational partner to bring Springboard Collaborative to Delaware, sponsored the program with support from the Capital One, the Fanz Foundation, and CSC.

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