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1 big thing: ๐ŸŽ The state of our schools | Axios

March 15, 2023
  • D.C. Policy Center

On March 15, 2023, the D.C. Policy Center’s report, State of D.C. Schools 21-22, was cited by Axios:

D.C. public school students still havenโ€™t fully recovered from the pandemic despite returning to the classroom.

Driving the news: A report out today from the D.C. Policy Center says students are still struggling with the residual impacts of COVID on their learning and mental health.

Why it matters: The report shows the District needs to evaluate its efforts to shore up learning losses, focus on student well-being, and improve student achievement and test scores, which have plummeted.

Zoom in:ย Despite being in-person, some students are still having trouble attending class and some older students arenโ€™t moving onto higher ed post-graduation, per the Policy Center’s findings.

Read more: 1 big thing: ๐ŸŽ The state of our schools | Axios

Related: State of D.C. Schools 21-22 | D.C. Policy Center


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