A recent poll found that 80 per cent of Ontario parents support standardized testing.
One of the province's leading math educators sees math as an opportunity to push his political views on students.
In math, there’s a premium on efficiency and accuracy.
Tests are the best way to assess students on actual knowledge and skills acquired in a course.
Ninety-two per cent of immigrant parents of K-12 children support standardized testing in schools.
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are among the lowest-scoring provinces on both assessments.
Canada should finally create an expanded program of national testing of students.
In Ontario, 52 per cent of students in Sixth Grade failed to meet provincial standards in mathematics.
Standardized testing provides an objective assessment of student progress and proficiency in core subjects.