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Reading camps at Title I schools help prevent summer slide

Reading camps at Title I schools help prevent summer slide
Posted on 07/26/2018
School marquees across Virginia Beach are encouraging students to pick up a few good books during their summer break.

There is a reason for that. Just ask Elijah Stevens, a rising first-grader at Diamond Springs Elementary.

“Reading helps you learn,” he said.

And continuing to learn during the summer months by keeping students engaged in reading and other activities is the goal of the school division’s Title I Summer Slide Reading Program.

“It is a chance for the kiddos to stay, kind of, in routine for the school year – to keep up those good habits of reading and have a little bit of fun as well,” said Meghan Mosher, math specialist and Summer Slide program coordinator at Parkway Elementary.

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