Asian Girl Reading A Book In The ParkSummer learning loss is a well-documented problem. Students lose approximately 2.6 months of learning in math skills over the summer on average regardless of socioeconomic status. For reading skills, the loss varies by income level, with middle-income students showing slight gains while low-income students lost more than 2 months of reading achievement over the summer. Here are some resources to use with your child to help them preserve their well-earned skills in math and reading: