Using the bible as the foundation, the following studies/research are used as the basis for developing the PCLA summer learning program.
2. Cooper, H., Nye B., Charlton, K., Lindsay, J., & Greenhouse, S. (1996). The effects of summer vacation on achievement scores: A narrative and meta-analystic review. Review of Educational Research, 66, 227-268.
3. Downey, D.B., P.T. Hippel, and M. Hughes. (2005). Are “failing” schools really failing? Using seasonal comparisons to evaluate school effectiveness. Paper read at Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August, at Columbus, Ohio.
4. McCombs, J., Augustine, C. & others. (2011). Making summer count: How summer programs can boost children’s learning, Santa Monica, CA: Rand Education.