Colorado School Districts Look Toward Summer to Help Their Students Make Up for Coronavirus Learning Loss

The Colorado Sun | Erica Breunlin

“Community-based approaches this summer will be essential for meeting the moment. This will require agencies and organizations to work with new partners, braid and blend funds, seek out opportunities to break down traditional silos, and develop strategies to distribute federal funds aimed at supporting student needs over the summer.”

To address learning loss and social-emotional development challenges caused by the pandemic, the new Recovery Summer coalition, a partnership that includes Early Milestones and two dozen other education stakeholder organizations, published an open letter to Governor Jared Polis and other state leaders. The Colorado Sun‘s Erica Breunlin examines the coalition’s proposed strategies alongside the critical situations that many children, families, and educators are facing.

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