student performance

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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
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Provincial governments should strengthen—not weaken—standardized testing in schools

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


9:29AM
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60% of Grade 10 students in B.C. not proficient in math

Standardized tests measure student academic progress—but also help measure teacher performance.


8:57AM
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Most Nova Scotia parents feel pandemic policies have hurt their child’s education

Students in the province have missed at least 21 weeks of in-class learning in less than two years.


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Ontario government continues to ignore parents worried about learning loss

The province's students were behind in math, science, and reading even before the pandemic.