Super-league tables showing the grades every school in England has achieved in each individual qualification could be released by the Westminster Government as soon as next year. Ministers believe the huge quantity of highly-detailed data on school exam performance will overcome any criticism that retaining vocational "equivalents" in the main GCSE league table measure diminishes their transparency. They plan to make the expanded league tables central to the Government's drive to counter the "explosion" in the number of "sub-standard" vocational courses being taken in schools, flagged up in the recent Wolf report.
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