Almost half of Leaving Cert students felt exams should be cancelled amid coronavirus crisis – new survey

Ireland“Leaving Cert students are divided over the decision to hold this year’s State exams in July or August, a new survey shows. It was confirmed last week that the State exams will be postponed from June until at least July or August, a decision which appears to have divided students. A little more than half (51%) say the exams should have been cancelled and predictive grades awarded, while 49% want them to go ahead in some form …” (more)

[Mícheál Ó Scannáil and Katherine Donnelly, Independent, 16 April]

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