Santa Barbara Unified School District presented plans for a $1.3 million “Summer of Learning” program at a district board of education meeting in February.

The program is designed to assist elementary school students in meeting STAR testing requirements and to get secondary school students college and career ready. A group of 540 elementary school students will be identified by teachers and administration to work on English Language Arts, English Language Development, and Math requirements.

The Indy host Alexandra Goldberg spoke with elementary superintendent Stanley Monroe and secondary superintendent Lynne Sheffield about their goals for this “student-centered” initiative.

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