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kitten corner: test scores
doing the math on school closures
i am good kitten and therefore not a naturally suspicious creature, but does anyone else here worry that maybe there is some conflict of interest with these epidemiologists who have been wrong about all their math also pushing polices that stop other people from learning math?
that’s a heckuva way to get job security…
(author’s note: this is measured in percentage points. typical pass rates are in the ~60-70% range for math.
thus, a 15 point overall drop (and closer to 20% in low attendance schools) implies that 20-25% of kids who were at “passing” no longer are.