Sofoklis Goulas

Economist

Sofoklis Goulas

Economist

Blog Post

COVID-19 Simulation: Predicting Student 2019-20 Achievement

Students lost a year of learning due to ‘COVID slide’

  1. For the vast majority of students whose schools went into lockdown due to the pandemic, remote education led to very significant declines in achievement in reading and math. Recovery could take years.
  2. The 19 states in the study show sharp differences in the effects of the pandemic on student achievement. Average estimates of how much students lost in spring 2020 ranged from 57 to 183 days of learning in reading and from 136 to 232 days of learning in math.

Co Authors : Chunping Han, Charla Waeiss, Won Fy Lee, Margaret E. Raymond
Outlet : Center for Research on Education Outcomes, Stanford University
Featured in :

The Wall Street Journal, CBS News, Forbes, EducationNC, LA School Report


Link : https://credo.stanford.edu/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/covid_sim_meta_analysis_final_v.3.pdf