Your Kid Has a B Average in School. Do You Know What That Really Means?

| Washington Post | Alyssa Rosenberg

Alongside our partners, EdNavigator and Learning Heroes, TNTP researched the pandemic’s effect on student absences, learning, and grades. We found that although student achievement fell and chronic absenteeism skyrocketed, most students earned the same grades or better in 2022 that they earned in 2019. So, grades aren’t accurately reflecting how students are truly doing in school. We spoke with The Washington Post about our findings, as well as our recommended solutions.

Read the full article at The Washington Post.

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, stands in front of her students while introducing them to the captivating world of science

Imali Ariyarathne, seventh-grade teacher at Langston Hughes Academy, introduces her students to the captivating world of science.

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