According to analyses by the White House Council of Economic Advisers in collaboration with the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), broad increases in chronic absenteeism between the 2018-19 and 2021-22 school years may have significantly contributed to declines in post-pandemic test scores, particularly the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) that suffered from declines in both math and reading for fourth and eighth grade students across the county.
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