Nova Scotia Education Minister Denies No-Fail Policy

Karen Casey says  259 students were failed last year between Primary and Grade 9.

 

 

She said: “We sent a letter of clarification to the boards hoping that would dispel that myth, but it is there and it’s real, we have to make sure that teachers understand that students can be retained.”

 

 

During the contract dispute, the Nova Scotia Teachers Union repeatedly said members were feeling pressure not to fail students.

 

Read more here.

 

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