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Schools launch GCSE legal action

A group of teachers' unions, local councils and schools have formally issued High Court proceedings against the exam regulator Ofqual and exam boards AQA and Edexcel over changes to grade boundaries in this year's GCSE English exam.

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Schools alliance demand legal action against Ofqual

Some 180 students are part of an alliance that will today launch legal action over the changes to grade boundaries in English GCSEs.

More than 100 schools, 36 councils and seven professional bodies have formed the alliance to take legal action against regulators Ofqual, and exam bodies AQA and Edexcel.

Schools have joined forces to demand a probe into the GCSE English grading fiasco Credit: Ben Birchall/PA Wire

They are calling for exam papers taken in June this year to be remarked, within the same boundaries as those taken in January.

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