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Minister Foley apologies following Leaving Cert system glitch

Sep 30, 2020 17:09 By radiokerrynews
Minister Foley apologies following Leaving Cert system glitch Minister Foley apologies following Leaving Cert system glitch
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The Education Minister has apologised for a mistake in the Leaving Cert system that will impact the grades of 6,500 students. A mistake in

The Education Minister has apologised for a mistake in the Leaving Cert system that will impact the grades of 6,500 students.

A mistake in one line of code in predictive grades meant 7,200 lower grades were given, while a small number of students were given higher grades.

They will not be downgraded - while texts have been going out this evening to students who may have a grade revised up.

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Some of those may have qualify for a course they didn't get as a result.

Education Minister and Kerry Fianna Fáil TD Norma Foley said it's a mistake that should never have happened:

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