Summer Learning Helps Keep Kids Healthy|Southern Education Desk 7-05-2012
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All year long, kids look forward to the dog days of summer. But research is now showing that the long summer break can be harmful for kids both mentally and physically, especially those from low-income families.
|Jarrett and Yolanda Douzart|
That holds true for children on summer vacation. Seven-year-old Jarrett Douzart is taking advantage of an arts and crafts program at a library in Monroe. In spending time at the library, Jarrett has discovered some treasured reading material.