Education News Round-Up December 16th

Ignore school league tables, head teachers urge parents
Parents are being urged to ignore the latest school league tables, after “chaotic” changes to tests in England.
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A-level and GCSE grade changes down a quarter after re-mark overhaul
Ofqual welcomes decline after it reacted to concerns too many schools and pupils were seeking re-marks to boost grades
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Bristol University to lower entry grades for disadvantaged students
Plan aims to increase diversity as new Ucas figures show widening gulf between rich and poor pupils winning degree places
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All new police officers in England and Wales to have degrees
All new police officers in England and Wales will have to be educated to degree level from 2020, the College of Policing has announced.
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