Combating “Summer Melt” for 21st Century Scholars


MARION, INDIANA (NEWS) - With the school year wrapping up and lazy summer days approaching, education experts are trying to figure out how to battle a condition known as “summer melt.” One way is through an upcoming event from the Indiana Youth Institute on Saturday, June 13.

Summer melt happens when students who enroll in college in the spring never actually attend classes in the fall. Nationally, summer melt affects about 10 to 20-percent of eligible students. In Indiana,

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