Summer Learning Program 2018

Libraries Rock! Connecticut Reads 2018, The Governor's Summer Reading Challenge

The 2018 Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge → was launched on May 8, 2018, at the Connecticut State Library in Hartford. Governor Dannel P. Malloy, Commissioner of Education Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell, and Director of Library Development Dawn La Valle were on hand to stress the importance of reading during the summer and to recognize the top-performing schools from the 2017 Summer Reading Challenge. Schools compete based on student population and grade level. The program identifies the schools with the highest percentage of participating enrollment and the highest number of books read by participating students. Student journals, district reporting forms and all other materials are available online →. The Governor’s Summer Reading Challenge supports community programs run by local public libraries. To use Lexile measures to help your child find books for summer reading, visit https://fab.lexile.com/fab/ct/ →.

Solving the Mystery of Math, 2018 Summer Math Challenge

The 2018 Commissioner’s Summer Math Challenge → was launched May 29, 2018 by Commissioner of Education Dr. Dianna R. Wentzell at Connecticut Science Center. Math education is a priority and the Commissioner’s Summer Math Challenge is designed to assist students in retaining math learning during the summer. This is a FREE math skills maintenance program based on grade-level standards that help prepare students for college and careers. Schools compete based on student population and grade level. The program identifies the schools with the highest percentage of participating enrollment and the highest number of badges earned by participating students. Registration instructions, district reporting forms and all other materials are available online →.