A recent poll found that 80 per cent of Ontario parents support standardized testing.
Unfortunately, British Columbia's new curriculum focuses on the process of learning rather than on actual content.
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.