The Effects of COVID on Learning: Remote Testing Raises Questions

The COVID-19 pandemic raised major concerns regarding the possibility of a “COVID slide” and its impact on student test scores in the 2020–2021 school year. While loss of progress likely occurred, the data show the slide impacted existing gaps in grade-level readiness—but not to the extent many feared.

This research discusses data related to Diagnostic testing location during the COVID-19 pandemic and its influence on testing outcomes.