New study shows substantial learning loss during COVID drive by forced remote learning

The next time Gov. Lujan Grisham touts teacher pay raises and all of the new spending being funneled into New Mexico’s public education system,  be sure to remember this new study from the National Bureau of Economic Research which shows how keeping students out of the classroom negatively impacted student performance on test scores. The chart below really illustrates the point:


And, while New Mexico was not included in the study, the fact that, as the follow chart shows, New Mexico students lost more time in the classroom (due to our Governor’s policies) than all but six other states.

OAK NM had its own write up here.

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