09 March 2007

UK dumbing down standards...

In the "interests of diversity."

-- The biggest reform of England's exam system for a generation "could go horribly wrong", Education Secretary Alan Johnson has warned.

He told the Association of School and College Leaders conference there was a risk that new practical and academic Diplomas could be seen as second-best.

"The decision was taken in the interests of diversity, so young people have choice."

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