Parents and pupils overwhelm schools with pleas for good grades

Teacher assessments that will replace exams may disadvantage poorer students, experts say Coronavirus – latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Anxious pupils and parents are bombarding schools with pleas to award good grades in the new teacher assessments that have been put in place in lieu of cancelled exams. Schools are being forced to advise staff to ignore contact from families who are trying to influence teachers’ judgments. Continue reading...