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No, your kids don’t need to ‘catch up’ this summer

In an op-ed for San Francisco Chronicle, Steve Hagler discusses how parents should resist the pressure of feeling like their kids need to spend their summer months trying to “catch up”.  Instead, Hagler, LearnUp’s Executive Director, educated readers on why simply focusing on reading is the better alternative.

“As a former educator, I’m going to suggest something provocative; especially in the Bay Area culture of overachievement: Your kids don’t need to cram to get ‘caught up,’ over the summer. Instead, they simply need to read.”

Hagler’s oped was published in the San Francisco Chronicle on June 29, 2021.

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