Half of all provinces, including Ontario, still refuse to allow money to follow the student.
The Toronto school board wants to lift the “veil of objectivity” from mathematics.
The school board is telling Toronto teachers to “incorporate issues of social justice in mathematics learning.”
In science, Alberta outscored highly-ranked countries including Estonia and Finland.
During the pandemic, most provinces suspended their testing programs.
Provincewide assessments allow the public to see how students are doing in school.
Standardized tests measure student academic progress—but also help measure teacher performance.
The province's students were behind in math, science, and reading even before the pandemic.