Saturday, April 14, 2007

Math in Nova Scotia

Nearly three-quarters of students in Nova Scotia are failing Grade 12 math, according to the latest province-wide student assessments.The numbers worsened this year, with 10 per cent more students flunking the math component than the year before.The average test score was 39 per cent - two points lower than the year before.Advanced math results were also on a downslide, with an average mark of 51 per cent - three points down from 2005. The numbers also showed an 11 per cent drop in the number of students passing advanced math.The exams make up 30 per cent of students' final course marks.

1 comment:

John M said...

I'd like to draw your attention to this update on the issue.