Summer learning programs offered around the ArkLaTex to help with learning gaps due to pandemic

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BOSSIER CITY, La. (KTAL/KMSS) — Multiple summer learning programs are being offered around the ArkLaTex to help students who experienced learning gaps due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Bossier Parish Schools are offering several programs that will address lost learning, promotion and placement decision-making, and graduation requirements.

The following programs will be available to students in Bossier Parish:

  • Virtual Summer Learning Program
  • Hybrid CTE Summer Learning Program
  • Accelerate Summer Learning Program
  • Jumpstart Summers
  • Summer Blast
  • LEAP 2025 Remediation & Retesting
  • Real-Early Access to Literacy
  • Quest Testing Services

Click here for more information on the Bossier Summer Learning programs.

The Marshall Independent School District will also provide a district-wide reading initiative in an effort to help all students continue making up ground lost over the last year.

The students will be given a book and will be required to read the book over the summer. They will then complete a book review and one activity.

A summer book fair is also being planned to help kick off the initiative.

Click here for more information on the Marshall ISD 2021 Reading Initiative.

Sabine Parish Schools will offer the Student Opportunities for Academics & Recreation Program this summer.

SOAR will give students who are in PK4 through 8th grade an opportunity to review ELA and Math content from the 2020-21 school year and prepare for the 2021-22 school year.

Classes will be offered in June and July at various schools across Sabine Parish.

Click here for more information on the SOAR Program.

Click here to fill out the SPSB Summer School Student Participation Application.

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