20% of appealed exams upgraded

Ireland“One in five students secured an upgrade of their original Leaving Cert grades after a recheck, according to figures published by the State Examinations Commission (SEC) last night. There was a particularly high percentage of successful appeals in several higher level subjects, including biology (where 31 per cent of students were upgraded), geography (27 per cent), history (27 per cent) and accounting (26 per cent) …” (more)

[Irish Times, 7 October]


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