An Act to Amend the Education Act
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of New Brunswick, enacts as follows:
1 The heading “Publication of annual report” preceding section 56.2 of the Education Act, chapter E-1.12 of the Acts of New Brunswick, 1997, is repealed and the following is substituted:
Publication of results
2 The Act is amended by adding after section 56.2 the following:
56.21 Within seven days of the receipt of any provincial testing information enumerated herein, the Minister shall cause to be published on the welcome page of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development’s principal website, in a font no smaller than twice the size of the largest font used for a link to any of the last ten departmental media releases, a link to the provincial testing results for the most recent year and the ten previous years for the following measurable results:
(a) the percentage of students in grade two achieving provincial competency standards in literacy,
(b) the percentage of students in grade four achieving provincial competency standards in mathematics,
(c) the percentage of students in grade six achieving provincial competency standards in science, and
(d) the percentage of students achieving provincial competency standards in French as a second language.
3 This Act comes into force on a day to be fixed by proclamation.