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Cllr Dan Boatright slams 2020 exam chaos

August 21, 2020 8:47 PM
By Sam Greenway in Evesham Journal

Lib Dem Cllr Dan Boatright, who called for the chaos in the 2020 exam series to end says he is relieved students are now getting the grades they deserve after the government's U-turn, but has described recent days as "chaotic".

Dr Dan Boatright, a teacher and a Pershore district councillor, says the government has been playing with people's lives following the announcement of A Level results last week.

He was speaking after education secretary Gavin Williamson announced all A Level students in England would receive their predicted grades, despite having previously said there would be no change. The U turn came after mounting pressure after the results based on an algorithm were released, that downgraded many students' results.

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