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June 10th to August 3rd

Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday Evenings

Franklin Junior High Building, Des Moines, IA

2nd Annual

Children Embracing in Circle
Achievment

Unequal Access

To summer learning camps, explains over half of the achievement gaps between higher and lower income kids 

Teenagers in Library
Learning

Reading

Over the summer lower income kids lose over 2 months of reading achievment, while middle income kids make marginal improvements

Young Ballet Dancer
Fun

Close the gap

Participate in reading, learning new skills, reinforcing current ones, African dance, sewing and using Khan Academy

Program Brochures

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