In each subject, the country's average scores have been declining over time.
Among the provinces, B.C. had the second-largest decline in science.
According to the evidence, schools are not significant drivers of COVID-19 transmission.
The proposal includes a hard cap of 20 students in all classrooms and 10,000 new teachers.
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.