Summer learning loss can put disadvantaged students even further behind. Using her research and expertise, Stacey Allred runs a unique summer camp that merges fun with learning.
Undergrads run their own outdoor summer classrooms, creating and teaching lessons that meet state standards to kids on a 41-acre camp.
[dropcap]T[/dropcap]eaching low-income children is a calling for Sadie Matchett, one that took her by surprise. One day, she was asked to work with children at her church. She didn’t think she would like it. She found out otherwise. “The kids left, and I started sobbing,” said the Ball State University junior from the south side […]
Student volunteers traveled to a challenged St. Louis enclave, stepped into the realities of its residents and took away a new perspective.