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Students in the Baltimore region are moving past the pandemic in English, but many are flubbing math

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A student fills out an assignment for class inside Hampstead Hill Academy on 8/29/22. Monday was the first day back to school for Baltimore City students.

Mirroring statewide trends, Baltimore City and Baltimore County students have rebounded from the pandemic in English, but both school systems saw dramatic drops in math scores on Maryland’s annual assessment of student achievement, according to results released Tuesday afternoon.

The city and county were the only two school systems in central Maryland with pass rates lower than the state average on the Maryland Comprehensive Assessment Program, known as MCAP.

However, the city school system’s scores on English rose significantly in most grades, continuing a pre-pandemic trend that began in 2018 when its increases outpaced those of other districts across the state. The county also saw large increases in certain grades in English.

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