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It's time to rethink Leaving Cert - points race and educational biases should be consigned to history

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The cancellation of this year's Leaving Certificate has, inevitably, resulted in many unexpected issues.

The calculation of grades by teachers is a daunting task, particularly using data from tests and mocks that were never intended for this purpose.

As a former secondary teacher, I have found myself wondering whether I could have accurately predicted my students' grades.