student testing

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Students pay price for collapse of testing in B.C. schools

Less than half of the province's Grade 10 students are proficient in numeracy.


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BCTF assault on student testing out-of-step with most B.C. parents

International tests show B.C. student achievement has dropped in recent years, especially in math.


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Student performance on the wane in B.C.

The more students know about a topic, the more likely they’ll be able to understand what they read.


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Ontario government closed schools even after reality of COVID became clear

By December 2020, a large body of research showed that children represented two per cent or less of COVID.


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B.C. teacher union wages wrongheaded war on student testing

The province's Grade 4 students suffered learning losses due to pandemic disruptions.


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Reading skills on the wane in Canadian schools

Without systematic instruction in phonics, students are unlikely to become proficient readers.


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Report cards should be clear, not confusing

Unfortunately, British Columbia's new curriculum focuses on the process of learning rather than on actual content.