Why summer school, after school, and extended day do not work very well

Many school reformers have advocated expanded opportunities for extra-time instruction, as solutions to the learning losses due to Covid-19 school closures. In fact, the current draft of the Democrats’ relief bill emphasizes investments in after school and summer school programs to help these students catch up.

Yet these very expensive efforts have not had much impact on reading or math learning in studies done before Covid, and are not likely to have much impact now.

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