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A week in secondary: 16 December 2016

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Controversial new data on the number of children reaching Curriculum for Excellence levels has been published by the government. The figures (which can be viewed here) will be used to inform new standardised national assessments at various stages up to S3. Most children are achieving the expected CfE level for their stage, while the “vast majority” of S3s have met or exceeded it, the figures show. But education secretary John Swinney warned that “significant improvements are required in some local authorities”. Experts have said that the data, based only on teacher judgements, is not reliable ...

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