With sunshine and academic freedom comes the “summer slide”.  Without intentional effort, students can lose two to three months of academic progress. Michael Smith from Huntington Learning Center explains how to avoid summer regression with tips and ideas to keep reading and math skills sharp. By integrating reading and arithmetic into everyday activities, summer’s adventures can be both fun and helpful.  

Back in the olden days pioneers would gather round to build a barn for their neighbor in an effort to achieve something that couldn’t be done alone. Members of the community volunteered their time and skills to help each other out. In the same way, the Barn Raising Moment on Voices in the Valley brings experts on the air to share their know how with their neighbors. Together, we can build a better life.

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