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GCSEs row: Heads tell MPs exam watchdog 'failed'

Pupils in England who took the disputed GCSE English exam could end up with a lower grade for exactly the same work as their counterparts in Wales.

This follows an order from the Welsh government to regrade GCSEs there.

Earlier, head teachers told the education select committee that many schools had been angered by what they thought were unfair GCSE English results.

But Glenys Stacey, head of Ofqual, told MPs: "We played our proper part."

Rita Chakrabarti reports.

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