Admissions rules designed to make universities take more students from state schools are to be reviewed after protests, reports the Daily Telegraph.
The rules have been criticised by private schools and some universities.
“It’s a fair criticism and we probably need to look at it,” a senior government source told the Daily Telegraph.
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