The “Minister’s Report to Parents” in Nova Scotia shows all is not well in the province’s schools. Only 28 percent of high school students passed their math exams last year. The provincial average was just 39 per cent. The Elementary Literacy Assessment was a bit better, but not by much.
As the news media tried to make sense of the report, many turned to AIMS for expert comment. In this story on CBC Radio’s Mainstreet, reporter Rob North talked to AIMS acting president Charles Cirtwill.
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