Calculated grades

Ireland“Sir, – You report that ‘Minister insists Leaving Cert students’ results will be “accurate, reliable and fair” to all’ (News, August 11th), citing issues in Scotland where calculated grades were reversed due to systematic biases shown toward pupils in socially disadvantaged communities. The issues being raised about calculated Leaving Cert grades seem to me to conflate two important but different issues …” (more)

[Shane Bergin, Irish Times, 14 August]

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