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10 Ways to Get Community Support for Your School

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Little girl at the museum

Organize Summer Learning Activities


Prevent summer "brain drain" and help kids stay out of trouble by establishing community summer learning programs with your local parks and recreation committee, library, and museums. This can include a community book group at the library, volunteer lectures at museums, and sports programs at the local parks. This is particularly great for low-income students, who might not have the opportunity to participate in local programs otherwise.

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