IN THE NEWS: High school students’ declining test scores, baseball economics and a powerful generation of workers

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed the decline in test scores of Canadian high school students, the economic benefit that could come if the Toronto Blue Jays sign one of baseball’s biggest stars, the increased power of the Canadian labour movement, changes to alcohol sales in Ontario and the expansion of regional sports streaming.

Canadian students’ math, reading scores have dropped since 2018 — but study says it’s not all COVID’s fault: Professor of Educational Studies Louis Volante spoke to CBC and radio stations across the country about how Canadian governments can address the decline in students’ post-pandemic test scores.

‘Sho’ Him the Money: Sports prof says an Ohtani signing would be worth Jays’ overpay: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine was quoted in a Canadian Press article that appeared in multiple major outlets, as well as on Global News, about the potential return on investment that could take place if the Toronto Blue Jays sign one of baseball’s biggest stars.

Is this the most powerful generation of workers since the ’70s?: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to CBC about the rising power of Canadian workers. Savage also spoke to the Canadian Press and multiple radio stations about the gains the Canadian labour movement has made in the past year.

Alcohol distribution changes to diversely impact Ontario: Professor of Health Sciences Dan Malleck spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB and CHML 900 about the potential impact changes from the provincial government could have on the way alcohol is purchased in Ontario.

Buffalo Sabres, Fubo team up to bring games to Niagara: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Taylor McKee spoke to the St. Catharines Standard about the expansion of regional sports streaming in Niagara.

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