Initial findings on COVID learning loss indicate unfinished learning in math despite slightly encouraging reading gains

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Initial findings on COVID learning loss indicate unfinished learning in math despite slightly encouraging reading gains

While students have made some learning gains in reading and math since the beginning of COVID, average math gains were lower on average in fall 2020 than prior years--meaning more students are falling behind relative to their prior standing and raising concerns about COVID learning loss, according to new research from NWEA, a nonprofit assessment provider.

Average scores for math were between 5 and 10 percentile points lower for students this
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