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National study shows student test scores dropped during pandemic

Children listen to their teacher as they sit in a classroom on the first day of the start of the school year, at the Chaptal elementary school in Paris, on September 2, 2019. (Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images)
Children listen to their teacher as they sit in a classroom on the first day of the start of the school year, at the Chaptal elementary school in Paris, on September 2, 2019. (Martin Bureau/AFP via Getty Images)

A new report shows a significant drop in test scores for 4th graders in the two years since the start of the pandemic.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee talks with Peggy Carr, head of the National Center for Education Statistics which conducted the study.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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