Life without school

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JIM CURRAN
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About 28,000 A-level students who want to go to university ‘have no offer

Analysis by data experts finds the figure has increased from about 16,000 at this stage of admissions process in 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... t-an-offer

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There is very little to celebrate about these A-level results – inequalities just got worse

Students have paid the price of the pandemic and a government that neglects the chasm between rich and poor

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... -got-worse

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Fail grades predicted to rise as GCSEs return to pre-pandemic levels

Expert says exam results will likely mirror A-levels and remain above what they were in 2019

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... mic-levels

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GCSE results will reflect varying impact of pandemic, says headteachers union

Association of School and College Leaders predicts grades will be uneven across England and Wales due to Covid disruption

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... hers-union

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GCSE results expected to confirm widening of north-south attainment gap

Tory leadership candidates called on to commit to fixing growing regional disparities in education

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -education

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What does the dramatic fall in GCSE grades tell us? That private schools were gaming the system

Our school system favours the privately educated – so it’s no surprise that the sector inflated grades last year

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfr ... s-inflate-

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Private schools in England accused of ‘gaming the system’ on lockdown exam results


High GCSE and A-level grades awarded by teachers at independent schools in the pandemic fell dramatically after public exams

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... vel-grades

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Covid drives biggest Sats results gap since 2012 for poorest pupils in England

Deprived children fall further behind better-off peers as they lose most learning due to coronavirus

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ged-pupils

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Schools in England risk losing TAs to supermarkets over ‘chronic’ low pay

Exclusive: report finds cost of living crisis driving teaching assistants into other work and budget cuts will mean fewer roles

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... pay-report

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England’s Covid catch-up tutoring often ‘haphazard and poor’, Ofsted finds
Concern about quality of some tutors as inspectors find ‘strong’ programme in only half of 63 schools visited

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sted-finds

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Staff crisis hampering children’s pandemic recovery, says Ofsted

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ays-ofsted

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‘Cultural shift’ since pandemic causing attendance crisis in English schools
Teachers say parents are now more reluctant to send children to school or willing to let them stay home
https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sh-schools

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