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Issues in Funding Summer School Programs MS Word PDF - To better understand how, or if, states fund summer school programs ECS reviewed the education funding formulas of 11 states with policies supporting summer school. Of the 11 states in the study, only one did not provide any state funding stream for summer school programs. ECS found that the remaining 10 states provided funding in two distinct ways: (1) through a state’s primary funding formula; or (2) Through categorical funding. (Mike Griffith and Kyle Zinth, Education Commission of the States, April 2009)...

Maximizing Education Reform in the Stimulus Bill: Enhancing Summer Learning Programs MS Word PDF - A joint paper from the Education Commission of the States and the National Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University identifies how states can use summer learning programs to maximize new federal funds while also increasing their chances of receiving additional federal funding through the Race to the Top awards program. (Jeff Smink and Mike Griffith, Education Commission of the States and National Center for Summer Learning at Johns Hopkins University, April 2009)...

Summer Remediation Policies MS Word PDF - For years various states have chosen the summer months as an ideal opportunity to offer remediation to their students. Currently, 35 states and the District of Columbia have summer remediation policies. This ECS StateNote summarizes and provides statutory references for these policies. (Kyle Zinth, Education Commission of the States, August 2005) ...


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