PED: Few students participated in state testing

Education

NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – Education officials say so few grade-school students participated in state testing last year that it is impossible to accurately measure learning loss from the pandemic. Only 10% of elementary and middle school students took tests last spring.


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Results show those kids dropped from 37% reading proficiency to 31%. The New Mexico Department of Education won’t require the tests again until 2022.

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