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  • Resolution Number: 2021.11
  • Resolution Status: Active

Be it resolved that BCCPAC, in recognition of the potential value of standardized testing, which is not being realized under the current approach and can only be realized through the collaborative engagement and support of all partners in the education system:

  • Clarify that parents can choose whether or not their children participate in the Foundation Skills Assessment;
  • Encourage the Government of B.C. to take steps to prevent the improper use of Foundation Skills Assessment data for the purpose of ranking schools; and
  • Encourage and work with all parties towards an improved approach to standardized testing that recognizes and respects individual student circumstances and choice.