student performance

8:31AM
Printer-friendly version
China’s PISA success—less than meets the eye

The urbanized region represents only 13 per cent of the country's total population.


11:42AM
Printer-friendly version
No more mask mandates in schools

According to the evidence, schools are not significant drivers of COVID-19 transmission.


10:36AM
Printer-friendly version
Politicians made horrific error closing schools during COVID

In Ontario, schools were closed for a cumulative 29 weeks during the pandemic.


12:01PM
Printer-friendly version
Student assessments can help kids succeed—but it depends where you liveStudent assessments can help kids succeed—but it depends where you live

During the pandemic, most provinces suspended their testing programs.


8:51AM
Printer-friendly version
Class size caps would likely hurt—not help—Ontario schools

The proposal includes a hard cap of 20 students in all classrooms and 10,000 new teachers.


5:30AM
Printer-friendly version
B.C. government should revitalize standardized testing in schools

Students in the province now write numeracy and literacy assessments that don’t count towards their final marks.


4:30AM
Printer-friendly version
P.E.I. demonstrates value of standardized testing in schools
The province's students, who used to score at the bottom, now score at the Canadian average.

9:23AM
Printer-friendly version
Alberta government should revitalize standardized testing
The province's Grade 12 exams used to be worth 50 per cent of a student’s final grade compared to 10 per cent this school year.

9:16AM
Printer-friendly version
Provincial governments should strengthen—not weaken—standardized testing in schools

Today's tests place less emphasis on subject-specific knowledge than they once did.