Rise in numbers sitting Leaving Cert

“The number of students sitting the Leaving Cert exam next week is at its highest level for several years. The surge in student numbers will put further upward pressure on CAO entry points for college, already predicted to rise this year. New figures, released by the State Exams Commission (SEC) today, show 55,783 entries for the exam which begins next Wednesday …” (more)

[Sean Flynn, Irish Times, 2 June]

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