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Over 100,000 exam results to be upgraded after Scottish government u-turn

In Scotland, schools have been welcoming back teachers and pupils after almost five months away. (Subscribe:

It comes as around 75,000 pupils across Scotland are to get their exam results upgraded – as the Scottish education secretary acknowledged the "feeling of unfairness" that teachers’ estimated grades had been changed – saying it was "deeply regrettable we got this wrong".

The outcry began when many students found out they’d been given lower grades than they had been expecting – claiming that schools in the most deprived areas had been penalised.
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