BELL & Summer Learning Partnerships
This brief from Building Effective Leaders for Life (BELL) discusses BELL Summer Learning Partnerships with schools in three cities -- Baltimore, MD; Springfield, IL; and Detroit, MI -- and how the partnerships led to an increase in grade equivalent gains. Included are a variety of different charts that demonstrate the successes that these partnerships had when compared to non-BELL partnered schools.
The 5 Promises
The 5 Promises represent conditions children need to achieve adult success. The collective work of the Alliance involves keeping these promises to America’s youth. This article relates to the promises highlighted below: