It’s called the summer slide, and it happens to a lot of students who often lose the skills they learned in school over the summer. It can be a challenge for parents to squeeze in academics as they try to balance pool time, camps and work in the summer months. Carolee McGrath sat down with Stefania Raschilla, Chief Instructional officer at Springfield Schools, to find out simple ways parents can keep kids on top of their game even when school is out of session.