The lockdown, mask mandates, and social distancing wrecked havoc on primary and secondary education in Missouri.
From 2018 to 2021, scores dropped in all three major academic areas: science, math, and English. Only a slim majority (51.6 percent) of Rockwood students now achieve proficiency in math, falling from 60.5 percent just three years ago.
Here’s how Rockwood’s declines compare to the rest of the state:
Meanwhile, the Rockwood school board is still preoccupied with critical race theory, harassing concerned parents, and defending the porn stashes the board calls “school libraries.”