The Education Exchange: National Test Shows Substantial Decline in Math, Reading Skills During Pandemic

“Nation’s Report Card” measures Covid’s effects on learning

Photo of Marty WestThe editor-in-chief of Education Next and member of the National Assessment Governing Board, Martin R. West, joins Paul E. Peterson to discuss the latest release of National Assessment of Educational Progress data, which shows test performance dipped for most fourth-grade students in both math and reading since the beginning of the pandemic.

West also took part in a discussion on the long-term trend results, which can be seen here.

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