EdNext Podcast: Projections of Pandemic Learning Loss Were Too Pessimistic, a New Study Suggests

The largest and most comprehensive analysis to date of actual, rather than projected, pandemic learning loss finds math suffered more than reading.

Photo of Megan KuhfeldA research scientist for the Collaborative for Student Growth at NWEA, Megan Kuhfeld, joins Education Next Editor-in-chief Marty West to discuss Kuhfeld’s new study, which tracks student reading and math scores during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Kuhfeld’s blog post, “Reading Suffered Less Than Expected During Pandemic, New Fall 2020 Student Data Show,” is available now.

The EdNext Podcast is available on iTunes, Google Play, Soundcloud, Stitcher and here every Wednesday.

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