In math, there’s a premium on efficiency and accuracy.
According to the school board, it scrapped exams to better support the mental health and well-being of students.
Tests are the best way to assess students on actual knowledge and skills acquired in a course.
Ninety-two per cent of immigrant parents of K-12 children support standardized testing in schools.
Manitoba, Saskatchewan and New Brunswick are among the lowest-scoring provinces on both assessments.
There’s a close link between background knowledge and reading comprehension.
Canada should finally create an expanded program of national testing of students.
In each subject, the country's average scores have been declining over time.
The urbanized region represents only 13 per cent of the country's total population.
Among the provinces, B.C. had the second-largest decline in science.