Free Arizona summer camp program returns to help students

Gov. Doug Ducey introduced this week {that a} free summer camp program created to help college youngsters catch up from studying losses brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic will probably be provided once more subsequent year.

From June to August, greater than 70,000 children participated in summer camp classes throughout 685 campsites in all 15 counties. The first summer of AZ OnTrack summer program was funded with about $100 million from the American Rescue Plan.

The governor’s office expects curiosity within the summer camp program will probably be heightened by the nationwide evaluation check outcomes launched Monday.

National Assessment of Educational Progress knowledge confirmed Arizona students adopted a nationwide decline in math scores from 2019 to 2022 however held their floor in studying over that interval. 

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