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Maryland test results show ‘widened’ achievement gaps, especially in math

January 26, 2023
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Most Maryland students of color and economically disadvantaged students are still trailing their White and more affluent peers in recovering academically from learning loss seen during the pandemic, according to a deeper look at state assessment results released this week. The state tests, known as the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program (MCAP), were taken by students in spring 2022. Initial results released in December showed Maryland followed a national trend of students reaching pre-pandemic levels in English language arts, but lagging in mathematics.

Article Source: Washington Post

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