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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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NUT: 'It's a dreadful shame that it has come to this'

It is a dreadful shame that it has come to this.

The Education Secretary should have taken the lead from Wales and re-graded this year’s English GCSEs.

The NUT, as part of a coalition of other interested parties, has been left with no option but to try and redress through the courts the great injustice suffered this year by schools and pupils.

– Christine Blower, General Secretary of the National Union of Teachers

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