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England under pressure to follow Wales decision to cancel GCSE and A-level exams

<p>Wales has announced they will be scrapping end-of-year exams in 2021</p> (PA)

Wales has announced they will be scrapping end-of-year exams in 2021

(PA)

The UK education secretary is facing growing calls to follow Wales’ example and cancel next summer’s GCSE, AS and A-level exams in England amid lingering uncertainty over whether students can be guaranteed a level playing field when it comes to end-of-year assessments.

The National Union for Students (NUS) has called on ministers to “follow the lead” of the Welsh government – who have announced plans to scrap exams for the second year in a row amid disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.

Salsabil Elmegri, the NUS vice-president for

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Sacramento City Unified locks in distance learning plan. Union says teachers won’t follow it

The Sacramento City Unified School District adopted a distance learning plan Saturday after starting the school year two days before without one. The teachers union says its teachers will not follow the plan.

The two groups have been working for weeks to determine how much time teachers will spend in direct instruction via video conference calls and how much time students will be asked to learn asynchronously, or independently.

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The district decided to move forward without an agreement with the union. The

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Shopify helped earn the founder of Ring $1 billion. Here’s how you can follow that gameplan

TLDR: The Ultimate Shopify and Ecommerce Expert Bundle will give the complete 411 on building and growing a successful online sales operation.

Almost a decade ago, serial entrepreneur Jamie Siminoff couldn’t find any investors to bite on his latest big idea: a home doorbell with a camera to see who was on your doorstep. Kickstarter offered too many problems and Siminoff even famously struck out in front of the sharks on the hit show Shark Tank.

So in 2015, Siminoff launched his product, now rechristening Ring, on his own on Shopify. After quickly raking in over $1 million

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