Media Advisory - Provincial Highlights of All 2014 EQAO Assessments to Be Released

TORONTO, Aug. 26, 2014 /CNW/ - At 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 27, 2014, the Education Quality and Accountability Office (EQAO) will release the provincial highlights of student achievement on the 2013–2014 Assessments of Reading, Writing and Mathematics, Primary Division (Grades 1–3) and Junior Division (Grades 4–6), the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics and the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. The highlights will be available on EQAO's Web site, www.eqao.com.

On September 17, EQAO will release individual reports for each elementary school and its board, as well as a full provincial report on the elementary school assessments.

On September 24, school and board reports will be released for the Grade 9 Assessment of Mathematics as well as for the Ontario Secondary School Literacy Test. A full provincial report on the secondary school assessments will also be released on this date.

Elementary schools and their boards will have their results under embargo until 10:00 a.m. on September 17, and secondary schools and their boards will have their results under embargo until 10:00 a.m. on September 24. Schools and boards will be able to speak publicly about their results after these times.

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SOURCE Education Quality and Accountability Office

For further information: Angele Dufresne, Communications Officer, 416-212-7047, Angele.Dufresne@eqao.com