Results of England maths assessments could be misleading

Some say England's maths-assessments results could be misleading, claiming that students are able to score well if they avoid tough topics, such as algebra. "You can get an A by doing very little algebra now, and there is very little challenge at the top end," said Roger Porkess, chief executive of Mathematics in Education and Industry. "There is an awful lot of fear that the new exam is going to lead to people not being prepared to go on to do A-level."

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