From 2003 to 2022, B.C. math scores have plummeted by 42 points.
Less than half of the province's Grade 10 students are proficient in numeracy.
The Collapse of Student Testing in BC High Schools: Participation rates plummet as student achievement wanes
International tests show B.C. student achievement has dropped in recent years, especially in math.
The more students know about a topic, the more likely they’ll be able to understand what they read.
By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of COVID.
The province's Grade 4 students suffered learning losses due to pandemic disruptions.
Without systematic instruction in phonics, students are unlikely to become proficient readers.
A recent poll found that 80 per cent of Ontario parents support standardized testing.
Unfortunately, British Columbia's new curriculum focuses on the process of learning rather than on actual content.