The EQAO is the provincial Education Quality and Accountability Office, an independent government body that develops and oversees standardized tests for students in grades 3,6, 9 and 10. In this section, you can find information and research about the purpose and value of this testing, and tips for parents on the testing process.
New EQAO results show that students who choose Applied math are more likely to struggle than students in Academic math, no matter how they did on EQAO math tests in grade 3 and 6.
A new report from People for Education shows a dramatic decline in the percentage of grade 3 and 6 students who report they "like to read."
Standardized testing is one of the most hotly debated topics in the P4E online community. In the U.S., some teachers feel pressure to cheat.
A former architect of school reform in Ontario and a former undersecretary of education under George Bush are among those warning that current education policies are driving us in the wrong direction.