Students in the province now write numeracy and literacy assessments that don’t count towards their final marks.
Today's tests place less emphasis on subject-specific knowledge than they once did.
Ontario closed schools for 20 weeks between March 2020 and May 2021.
Standardized tests measure student academic progress—but also help measure teacher performance.
Students in the province have missed at least 21 weeks of in-class learning in less than two years.