Suicide rates for our youth are astounding. Often, suicide is linked with bullying, which seems to be an epidemic in our schools across the county. Thankfully, there may be hope on the horizon.
All young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer. Research spanning 100 years shows that students typically score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation than they do on the same tests at the beginning of the summer.