Study: Student learning loss from the pandemic worse than thought

Even experts were startled to see the results in a first-of-its-kind study to measure learning loss

COVID-19 has kept thousands of children out of school while frustrated parents fear that remote schooling has contributed to learning loss, causing their kids to fall behind. Monday, the education advocacy group JerseyCAN released the first and so far only public study tracking learning loss during the pandemic.

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