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Tips to stop kids' summer slide
Children have a tendency to experience a learning loss over the summer break from school. Parents should encourage children to read at least six books, or 20 minutes per day over the summer to help prevent that loss. A visit to Magness Library can alleviate some of that problem with thousands of books ready for checking out.
Learning shouldn’t stop just because school is out. In fact, stepping too far away from the books can result in a learning loss. However, research has shown that encouraging kids to read just six books, or 20 minutes a day, over the summer can help prevent the summer slide.