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Academies let off the hook

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The Tories are to exclude thousands of vocational courses currently classed as equivalent to GCSEs from school league tables.
Issue 2288

The Tories are to exclude thousands of vocational courses currently classed as equivalent to GCSEs from school league tables.

The new rules will exclude academies that focus exclusively on vocational courses from the tables altogether. Academies are significantly more likely to offer vocational courses.

Some 13 academies focusing on technical education will open from September.

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