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The BC Teachers' Federation sees a light at the end of the tunnel in their long fight against the Foundation Skills Assessment tests.
BCTF President Susan Lambert says NDP Leader Adrian Dix has pledged to end the FSA tests should he win the May election.
"And within the ministry themselves aren't supportive of the FSA's so it seems to me that this might be the final year whatever happens in the May election and so why pursue it. It is just a very troublesome practice that we know impacts teaching in a negative way."
Lambert says the tests come from a by-gone era calling the process "usless" and "costly."
Students in grades four and seven will take the annual FSA tests next week.