Published in the Interest of the Staunton Community for Over 143 Years

Schools, students still recovering from pandemic learning loss State report card shows scores falling but student growth accelerating

–Capitol New Illinois Student test scores continued to fall last year but new data shows Illinois’ students are on the path to recovering from the learning loss that occurred dur-

ing the pandemic.

Numbers from standardized

tests administered last spring show steep declines in the per- centage of students who met or exceeded state standards in English language arts and math compared to 2019, the last year tests were administered before the pandemic.

Those numbers were re- ported in the latest state report card, which the Illinois State Board of Education released Thursday. In addition to test...


Reader Comments(0)