Summer is typically the time to get back into shape. But for kids, the prolonged period out of the classroom can mean a weakening of the most important part of their bodies: the mind.
Schools across the district are working to combat this issue with summer programs and activities aimed at keeping young minds sharp.
“Summer regression is a very real syndrome,” said Katey Martin, reading intervention/Title I teacher at Clear Creek Elementary. “It doesn’t take long to lose the skills they learned with the long break.”