UPDATE @ 11:00 a.m. - EQAO trial
test for today has been CANCELLED because EQAO experienced technical
issues. For more details please click the title of this banner.
Today's OSSLT trial test was CANCELLED by EQAO at 11 o'clock this morning because of technical issues on their end. This affected every school board in Ontario.
Here at the Durham District School Board (DDSB), we ran successful technical tests in preparation for today and we can confirm that the technical issues experienced this morning occurred because of issues on the EQAO end only, not here at DDSB.
Also, DDSB was prepared for this possibility and that is why we have study halls available to accommodate students. We are disappointed that our students were not able to write the trial test today as we wanted them to have the opportunity to write the OSSLT and meet their literacy graduation requirements.
Students and staff at DDSB are applauded for their perseverance and positive attitude this morning, despite the disappointment caused by the EQAO technical issues.
We will post additional updates on this website when they are available.
Please visit the EQAO website at: http://www.eqao.com/en/assessments/eqao-online/Pages/urgent-message-oct20-online-osslt.aspx