NWEA issues report on students’ reading, math growth during pandemic

Most students in nearly all grades made some learning gains in both reading and math since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, but math gains were lower on average in fall 2020 than in previous years, according to a review of national data by the Collaborative for Student Growth at the nonprofit NWEA.

Cory Turner, who writes and edits for the NPR Ed team, dives into the results.