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News briefing: 27-31 March 2017

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In the news this week: plans to scrap KS1 SATs and replace them with a reception baseline assessment are out for consultation, the DfE has announced the grade C equivalent in the new 9-1 GCSE system, and data suggests term-time holidays accounted for a quarter of unauthorised absences in 2015/16.

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