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Correction re Grade Four Exam data

Published:Thursday | May 4, 2017 | 12:00 AMColin Steer



In your editorial of 4th instant titled 'The Budget, grade four test and university bailout', you referred to the results representing a four percentage-point decline from 2016. This is inaccurate.

The results published in print media on May 3 and the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information's website at refer to exams sat in June 2016. Any comparative analysis with a previous year's sitting should therefore be 2015.

The Grade Four Literacy Exams for 2017 are scheduled for June 21 and the Numeracy Exams for June 22.


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