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BCTF Assault On Student Testing Out-Of-Step With Most B.C. Parents

The BCTF, the union representing all public-school teachers in British Columbia, is pushing a fringe view, which is out-of-step with the overwhelming majority of parents—that is, it’s calling for an end to B.C.’s provincewide testing of elementary school students (the Foundation Skills Assessments of FSA) in grades four and seven.

Global Economic Outlook For 2023 And 2024 

The world’s global economic outlook is less rosy than expected for the rest of 2023 and 2024. Several issues, the recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic, recovering supply chain issues, high inflation, continuing tensions with China and Russia, not to mention the war in Ukraine, are all factors.