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Tuesday, 1 July 2008

Watchdog debates exam difficulty

England's independent exam regulator is to ask experts to discuss more evidence that it is harder to get top exam grades in some subjects than others.
Durham University researchers say the hardest A-level is physics - along with general studies, though that is usually disregarded by universities.
At GCSE level, languages generally were harder than sciences, while citizenship was harder than physics.

Tuesday, 1st July 2008
BBC website

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