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Ministers didn’t listen over baseline tests, unions say | BBC News

The government has been accused of failing to listen to teachers after it was forced to shelve its controversial tests for reception pupils in England.

Ministers announced the tests would not now be used to measure progress as was intended, because the three systems approved for use are not “comparable”.

Teaching unions had warned that using a choice of tests would be problematic.

National Union of Teachers’ Christine Blower said: “Flaws in the scheme were well known to Early Years educators.”

Read more about this story on the BBC website: Ministers didn’t listen over baseline tests, unions say | BBC News

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