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20 Aug '14

News GCSE results 'will shock' schools trying to manipulate league tables

Education expert says 'gaming' system via entering pupils several times or allowing some to take exams early will backfireSchools that used to play the system by entering pupils for exams early and multiple times could be in for a shock on Thursday, when GCSE results are published, it has been suggested.Those that relied heavily on "gaming" are more likely to see lower grades, according to Prof Alan Smithers, director of the Centre for Education and Employment Research at the University of Buckingham. Continue reading...

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