EDSURGE: Independent Research confirms LightSail reverses “summer brain slump”

edsurgeEdSurge featured LightSail and the Johns Hopkins research study on its SummerSail program in an article on combating summer slide.

“New York City-based LightSail says its summer reading program this year is deeply informed by what it learned last summer when it ran a reading program with 280 New York City middle school students. Students involved with the program, which lasted an average of seven weeks, experienced a “significant” gain in their Lexile levels during that time and finished a bit more than 7.5 books, according to an assessment conducted by researchers at Johns Hopkins.

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