Tag Archives: Summer Learning

Why we do what we do

StorySlam: A Benefit for Farther Foundation, is coming up on Thursday, October 6. You can learn more about the event and get tickets here. But sometimes amidst all the excitement and promotion of the event we forget to talk about why we do what we do. Continue reading

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Summer Learning Matters

National Summer Learning Day is Thursday, July 14. According to the National Summer Learning Association: ‚ÄúSummer learning loss, the phenomenon where young people lose academic skills over the summer, is one of the most significant causes of the achievement gap … Continue reading

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Student Travelogue

Each fall, Farther Foundation gathers photos and stories from our students and publishes them in a yearbook we call, Reflections. We invite you to share our students’ journeys in Reflections 2015. Continue reading

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Low-income kids soar on summer trips abroad

“Low-income kids soar on summer trips abroad” read the headline in a recent Chicago Tribune article. This is not news at Farther Foundation where we have been making life-changing summer travel experiences possible for deserving high school students for seven years now. Continue reading

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National Summer Learning Day

Summertime is a crossroads for students, and an ideal time for personal growth. Without proper opportunities however, summer all too often becomes a period of stagnation or backsliding. Continue reading

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Summer Learning Your Way

Summertime is a crossroads for students, and an ideal time for personal growth. Without proper opportunities however, summer all too often becomes a period of stagnation or backsliding. Continue reading

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