How to help your child avoid the ‘summer slide’

The “summer slide” occurs when kids stop learning during the summer or even fall behind. We’ll talk with Erin MacFarlane, customer experience administrator for Maricopa County Libraries and Micah Corporaal, youth librarian for the city of Tempe, about what the summer slide is and ways to mitigate it.

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Micah Corporaal, youth librarian for the city of Tempe; Erin MacFarlane, customer experience administrator for Maricopa County Libraries

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