- Summer school
Summer school is a school, or a program generally sponsored by a
schoolor a school district, that teaches students during the summer vacation, especially during July and August. In elementary and middle school, these programs are usually non- academic, though some are used for remedial instruction. However, in high school, collegeor university, students can enroll in classes for credit to be taken into account in their grade point averageor their transcript. [ [http://www.collegeboard.com/student/plan/high-school/9839.html Summer program for high school student - summer school.] College Board: College Planning Made Easy | Inside Source for College Admissions Requirements.] Generally, this credit is in one of two categories: remediation or advancement. For remediation, the summer school is used to make up credits lost through absence or failure. For advancement, the summer school is used to obtain credit for classes to accelerate progress toward a degree or in order to lessen the load of courses during the regular school year.
academiathe term can also refer to a type of conference. Typically, established academics will give presentations on advanced topics in a field to postgraduatestudents. This type of summer school is often organized at a national or international level, and no credits are awarded. In addition, a college or university sometimes offers a summer program for teachers or other professional workers wishing to round out their professional or general education.
California State Summer School for Mathematics and Science
California State Summer School for the Arts
Catholic Summer School of America
Harvard Summer School
National Science Summer School Inc.
Queen Maeve International Summer School
Rabb School of Summer and Continuing Studies
Utrecht Summer School
Willie Clancy Summer School
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* [http://www.summer-schools.info Summer Schools and Summer Courses UK 2008; music schools; drama, theatre, acting and art courses, English language courses.]
* Cooper, Harris; Charlton, Kelly; Valentine, Jeff C.; Muhlenbruck, Laura: "Making the Most of Summer School: A Meta-Analytic and Narrative Review". Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development, v65 n1 p1-118 2000. ISBN:0631221522. Blackwell Publishing, 2000.
* "Guide to Summer Camps and Summer Schools." 31st edition, 2008/09. Porter Sargent Handbooks, a Division of Alloy Education.
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