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A national report shows affluent students are five times more likely to attend a summer camp than their economically disadvantaged peers. The report from the National Center for Education Statistics, part of the U.S. Department of Education, found 7 percent of children living at or below the federal poverty line have access to summer camps compared to 38 percent of kids who come from more affluent families. The programming that occurs at those camps can often help prevent the summer learning loss that can widen the achievement gap between low and high income kids, but also gives children access... [Read More]