Thursday, August 30, 2018

Summer by Summer, Horizons Works to Change the Trajectory of Kids’ Lives

Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity
by Stell Simonton, posted on 
On the last day of the summer program at Holy Innocents Episcopal School a few weeks ago, children splashed in the pool at Wills Park north of Atlanta.
For six weeks they’d been swimming, taking field trips, hearing mystery readers — and beefing up their math and reading skills.
It looked a lot like fun and games, but the program was designed with a lofty goal — to narrow the achievement gap between rich and poor kids. See the article here