Apology begs question why Williamson defended it in the first place
The Tories have caved in to public pressure and outrage and have u-turned on the theft of grades from thousands of A-level students. Students will now receive the grades they were initially awarded based on teacher assessments and previous performance.
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson has said he acknowledges the distress caused by the massive, class-based downgrading – and is ‘very sorry’ for it. So why did he defend and even praise it last week?
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