The pandemic’s toll on schooling emerges in terrible exam results

Source: Hacker News

Article note: The wild part is still not the drop in the median performance, it's the increase in the standard deviation. The extremely self motivated kids, and the kids whose parents had the means to educate them at home when things were dysfunctional are as-good-if-not-better than normal times. The kids who just rode out the dysfunction are _fucked_. It was a massive inequality multiplier.
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