Wake Forest University is hosting Freedom School, a free six-week literacy-based summer program aimed at strengthening children’s reading skills and closing achievement gaps.
The Wake Forest program, part of a national initiative developed by the Children’s Defense Fund (CDF), is serving 75 students in grades K through 8 and runs from June 20 to July 27.
Students from Wake Forest and other universities serve as teachers. This year, the program also includes twice-weekly STEM-focused lessons as part of CDF’s Freedom to STEM program focused on introducing children to careers in STEM fields.
Wake Forest University Freedom School is hosted by the University’s Department of Education and is made possible with the help of collaborators including The Office of Civic & Community Engagement, Office of the President, and Office of the Provost. ...