The Education Secretary's announcement that from the Autumn of 2015 exams taken at the end of Year 12 will no longer count towards the overall A-Level result has not been welcomed by teachers.
The final grade will depend on just one set of papers sat at the end of the two-year course, ITV News Political Correspondent Carl Dinnen reports:
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