Test scores show historic COVID setbacks for kids across US

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www.wxxv25.com – WXXV Staff – 2022-10-24 17:44:58

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FILE – Desks are spaced apart ahead of planned in-person learning at an elementary school on March 19, 2021, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

By COLLIN BINKLEY
AP Education Writer

WASHINGTON (AP) – The pandemic caused historic learning setbacks for America’s children, sparing no state or region as it erased decades of academic progress and widened racial disparities, according to results of a national test that provide the sharpest look yet at the scale of the crisis.

Across the country, math scores saw their largest decreases ever. Reading scores…

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