WATCH: U.S. student test scores at lowest level in decades | #shorts

The new “Nation’s Report Card” is out and the results are grim. Test scores are at their lowest level in decades, with steep declines in both reading and math proficiency in nearly every state. It’s the first comprehensive look at the pandemic’s impact on America’s students. Peggy Carr of the National Center for Education Statistics, which issued the report, joined William Brangham to discuss. This post was produced and edited by Julia Griffin, Yasmeen Alamiri and Dan Cooney.

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