Why Student Scores are Slipping and How Parents Can Help
The Nation’s Report Card for 2022 shows average student scores are slipping to historic lows. The report highlights the extended impacts of COVID-related school disruptions. But I would argue this downward trend started before the pandemic.
In this article, I’ll break down the new test score data, three reasons I think contributed to the declining scores, and then share what parents can do to help their kids catch up.