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PROOF POINTS: Why reading comprehension is deteriorating

Before the pandemic, eighth graders’ reading comprehension declined substantially. Since then, scholars have been trying to figure out why their scores dropped so much between 2017 and 2019 on a highly regarded national test known as the National Assessment of Educational Progress or NAEP.  Researchers at the American Institutes for Research, a nonprofit research organization, […]