Summertime: Confronting Risks, Exploring Solutions: New Directions for Youth Development, Number 114
August 2007, Jossey-Bass
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Communities across the country can learn from promising and innovative practices for what has been one of the most persistent, but often ignored, youth policy challenges in the United States. The chapter authors describe young people s summer growth potential and explore community-based solutions to address the need for all young people to have opportunities for learning and positive development over the summer months. Organizations, agencies, and individuals can and must work together strategically to ensure that all young people return to school in the fall ready to learn.
This is the 114th issue of the quarterly report series New Directions for Youth Development.