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Spotlight: Expand school choice now

On Monday, the National Center for Education Statistics released national achievement scores for fourth and eighth-graders. These scores are the first of their kind since the pandemic and highlight yet again what families across the country know: We are facing an educational crisis, and parents need options now.

In the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) scores, both eighth-grade and fourth-grade math scores showed their largest declines ever recorded, at eight and five points respectively. In reading, fourth-grade and eighth-grade scores dropped by three points, although the drop is far bigger in many states.

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