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Junior Cert marks at risk amid ASTI row

Michael Brennan

Political Editor

@obraonain
19th February, 2017
The ASTI are currently in talk with their members Pic: RollingNews.ie

Up to 40,000 Junior Cert English students are facing the loss of 10 per cent of their marks due to the continuing industrial action by the ASTI.

In the new Junior Cycle English programme, 90 per cent of the overall mark will be awarded through the traditional written exam, but 10 per cent will be awarded on a classroom-based assessment.

Teachers in the ASTI are refusing to facilitate these classroom-based tasks for Junior Cert English students because they do...

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