A Connecticut summer school prepares kids for college

New Haven’s Southern Connecticut State University has begun a summer program aimed at educating children while simultaneously determining whether year round schooling can close the achievement gap in their city.

This structured summer program focuses on reading comprehension, math, and computer science. Even though this is a rigorous program, many students look forward to their summer learning.

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Dell was kind enough to donate laptops to all of the students, some who professed they had not thought they would own one until much later in life. If these students participate in the summer program through twelfth grade, they will receive partial or even full a scholarship to Southern Connecticut State University.