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Impact of COVID-19 on DC Student Achievement

This report, published April 7, 2020, explores national research and local data to estimate the potential impact of coronavirus-related school closures on DC proficiency rates in 2021. Based on the best data available, we expect PARCC proficiency declines of about 1 percentage point for every week of lost instruction.  




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Factsheet: COVID-19's Negative Impact on DC Achievement

Full Report: COVID-19 Impact on DC Student Proficiency

 This report, published April 7, 2020, explores national research and local data to estimate the potential impact of coronavirus-related school closures on DC proficiency rates in 2021. Based on the best data available, we expect PARCC proficiency declines of about 1 percentage point for every week of lost instruction. 

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DC Proficiency Impact Tool