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Quiz: Summer Brain Drain

Those carefree summer months have an unexpected consequence for children’s academic achievements: children who are not learning during the summer lose math and reading skills. However, the summer learning does not have to take place in a classroom; it can be a blend of hands-on activities, arts, sports, and core academic learning.

1. Current research estimates that American children lose ______ months of math skills while out of school for the summer.

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