QCA mulls over scripts

November 22, 2002

The Qualifications and Curriculum Authority is to review whether the English exam boards should destroy this summer's A-level exam scripts next month. Ken Boston, chief executive of the QCA, said: "The three unitary awarding bodies in England will not destroy the scripts until the QCA authorises them to do so." Mr Boston said that scripts involved in appeals or other unresolved matters were retained as a matter of course.

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