Summer Enrichment Programs http://wesa.fm en Barriers May Keep Kids from Summer Enrichment Programs http://wesa.fm/post/barriers-may-keep-kids-summer-enrichment-programs <p></p><p>For so many kids, the beginning of summer holds promise of weeks and weeks of doing absolutely nothing, or of sitting around and watching TV or playing video games all day.</p><p>Many kids will have such plans thwarted by parents who will send them to one or several summer programs. That’s probably not a bad thing — there is a growing body of research that suggests letting kids do nothing but watch TV and play video games all summer could set back their academic growth.</p> Wed, 12 Jun 2013 07:30:00 +0000 Deanna Garcia 10931 at http://wesa.fm Barriers May Keep Kids from Summer Enrichment Programs