As a result of the current OECTA job action, teachers are not permitted to assist in the administration of EQAO assessments. At the current time no further talks have been scheduled between OECTA and the government. Therefore, in consultation with all other English Catholic Boards, Waterloo Catholic will not be administering the Grade 9 EQAO mathematics assessment this January. This is also true in all English Public boards. This decision will not impact grade 9 math credit completion, and the final mark will now be based solely on other summative assessments, and EQAO will not factor in the final mark.