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Keywords: high stakes examinations; manipulation; English
JEL Classification: I20; I21; I24
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Abstract:School students who narrowly fail to achieve a grade C in their GCSE English exam at age 16 pay a high price, according to research by Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela and colleagues. Their study concludes that young people are not getting the support they need if they fail to make the grade, even narrowly.
CentrePiece 23 (2) Summer2018 pages: 22-23
This article summarises ‘Entry through the Narrow Door: The Costs of Just Failing High Stakes Exams’ by Stephen Machin, Sandra McNally and Jenifer Ruiz-Valenzuela, Centre for Vocational Education Research (CVER) Discussion Paper No. 14, April 2018
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