THANK YOU, TEACHERS’ UNIONS Learning Loss Greater In School Districts That Stayed Remote Longer, Study Shows
A Sept. 1 report from the National Assessment of Educational Progress showed that overall K-12 students lost nearly two decades’ worth of progress in math and reading. Reading scores fell to where they were in 1990 and math scores saw their first-ever decline.
Several school districts, including the school district of Fairfax, Virginia, and the Detroit school district, are estimated to spend millions to make up for the learning losses their students suffered.
“Within nearly all states with available data, the declines in scores were larger in districts with less in-person instruction,” Oster told the Daily Caller News Foundation. “This suggests that remote learning was less effective.