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2013-01-23 Britain
Return of end-of-course exams in major A-level overhaul
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Posted by lotp 2013-01-23 00:00|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [219 views ]  Top

#1 ..major plans to toughen up the qualification

All together now - Racist!
/sarc off
Posted by Procopius2k 2013-01-23 00:15||   2013-01-23 00:15|| Front Page Top

#2 Competition - as money becomes worthless, competition will become the root of all evil...
Posted by M. Murcek 2013-01-23 09:09||   2013-01-23 09:09|| Front Page Top

#3 The class system in Britain is much more rigid than in the US. As a blue collar kid who leveraged scholarships to a professional career, I can sympathize with the concern that historically Oxford-Cambridge remain a lock for those able to afford private schooling. The solution isn't to hold back the private schools but to raise standards, quality and content in the publicly funded ones.
Posted by lotp 2013-01-23 12:12||   2013-01-23 12:12|| Front Page Top

#4 The class system in Britain is much more rigid than [the one] in the US used to be. That do you think your new upper class trying to accomplish?
Posted by g(r)omgoru 2013-01-23 13:51||   2013-01-23 13:51|| Front Page Top

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