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Summer Vacation CLOZE Reading #1

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Summer Vacation is a topic seldom mentioned in American educational debates. It is considered a permanent and inviolate of school life, like high school football or the senior prom. But take a look at the following sets of elementary school test-score results, and see if your faith in the value of long summer holidays isn't profoundly shaken. These numbers come from research led by the John Hopkins University sociologist Karl Alexander. Alexander tracked the progress of 650 first graders from the Baltimore public school system, looking at how they scored on a widely used math and reading skills exam called the California Achievement Test. These are reading scores for the first five years of elementary school, broken down by socio-economic class-low, middle, and high.

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