Pandemic Learning: Less Academic Progress Overall, Student and Teacher Strain, and Implications for the Future

Publication Year:  2022  

This GAO report surveyed K-12 public school teachers to measure the pandemic’s effect on academic progress in the 2020-2021 school year. Findings: 52% of teachers said they had more of their students start the 2020-2021 school year behind compared to the typical school year; 64% of teachers said they had more students who made less academic progress than in a typical school year; 45% of teachers said they had at least half their students end the school year a grade level behind.

By U.S. Government Accountability Office.

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