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SAIL Summer Learning Programs Make A Difference

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Birmingham-area students participating in a target group of learning-enriched summer youth programs gained academic ground this summer instead of losing it, according to the results of assessment testing coordinated by PARCA. National studies have shown that students typically return to school one to three months of school behind where they were at the end of…  Read More

2014 Summer Adventures in Learning Applications Now Open

Tuesday, July 9th, 2013

Applications are now open for 2014 summer learning programs to apply for grant funding through the Summer Adventures in Learning partnership.

Forum helps SAIL grantees move ahead

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

SAIL forum first in series for funders and nonprofit organizations working together to provide high quality summer learning opportunities for Birmingham’s children.

SAIL partnership fights learning loss

Friday, February 1st, 2013

With the right mix of academics and enrichment, summer programs can boost reading and math scores and help close the achievement gap for low-income children.

New SAIL collaboration helps kids keep on learning

Monday, September 17th, 2012

SAIL gives children the chance to move ahead in learning during summer months, rather than lose ground and become at risk for dropping out. The Community Foundation is collaborating with other funders to support new & expanded programs.