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San Diego Unified’s summer school will be bigger than ever

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For the first time in decades, every San Diego Unified student will have the chance to go to summer school and summer day camp for free.

Flush with $450 million of federal COVID relief dollars and tens of millions more in state COVID dollars, San Diego Unified is expanding its summer school options and opening them to all students this year.

At least 25,000 children — more than a quarter of the district’s students — have signed up for the academic summer program since enrollment opened earlier this month. In a normal year, about 2,000 students participate in the district’s summer school.

In addition to academic summer school, the district is offering day camps and other enrichment programs for all interested students — also for free — by partnering with dozens of local nonprofit organizations. While many nonprofits offer scholarships for low-income families, summer camp had been accessible mostly to families who can afford it.

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About Level Up San Diego

Acerca de Level Up San Diego

La escuela de verano generalmente se ofrece a un grupo selecto de estudiantes con dificultades. Level Up SD está abierto a todos los estudiantes de K-12 y es GRATIS. Esto significa que miles de niños de todos los rincones de nuestra comunidad ahora pueden aprovechar la instrucción presencial dirigida por un maestro y las actividades de verano más allá del aula, como aprender a navegar en kayak o aprender a volar un dron, por primera vez.

Level Up SD fue creado este año por el Distrito Escolar Unificado de San Diego y la Fundación San Diego gracias a un compromiso de $ 31 millones por parte de la Junta de Educación Unificada de San Diego.