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22 Aug '14

News Teaching union looks into unexpected GCSE swings in disadvantaged areas

Association of School and College Leaders warns poorer neighbourhoods may have been most affected by grade volatilityA teaching union has launched a study after signs that the wild swings in Thursday's GCSE results have hit schools in disadvantaged areas hardest.Brian Lightman, general secretary of the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL), warned of an "emerging pattern" whereby schools in poorer neighbourhoods have been most affected by the volatility in grades. Continue reading...

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