The province's students were behind in math, science, and reading even before the pandemic.
Spending more on public schools for better educational results to brighten our children's future is one thing, but spending more and getting less should be unacceptable to everyone.
In the recent PISA assessment, the province’s score dropped well below the Canadian average.
Three years later B.C. has fallen to fourth place in reading, science and math.
Canada’s lowest average score was in math—12th overall.
The share of Grade 9 students in Alberta scoring “below acceptable standards” in math increased more than 34 per cent.