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At BK School with Sharpest Drop in Math Scores, High Poverty, Crowded Classes and Recent Gun Scare

At the Brooklyn school that saw the sharpest drop in math scores in the city since 2019, classrooms are chronically overcrowded, 81% of students have experienced poverty and students recently had to pass through metal detectors before going to class.

Schools around the country are trying to recover from pandemic learning loss, which was documented in recently released test scores. Medgar Evers College Preparatory School in Crown Heights serves as an extreme example of how COVID-19 combined with other ongoing equity, safety and economic challenges to create a particularly difficult learning [...] Click here to view original web page at