Four Key Takeaways from Maryland Scores on National Exam

By Nene Narh-Mensah, Capital News Service

Maryland school test scores reflected a national decline in learning, according to newly released data from national tests known as the “nation’s report card.”

The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) tests are administered yearly to students across the country. The latest test was the first given since 2019 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fourth-grade and eighth-grade students across the country took the reading and math exams.