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Evolution exam questions cannot be blocked

Evolution exam questions cannot be blocked

Schools will not be allowed to screen out exam questions which contradict their religious ethos, says England's exams watchdog. Ofqual says blocking out questions on exam papers will count as "malpractice". It follows reports of a Jewish school redacting questions about evolution in a GCSE science exam. The OCR exam board, which set the science paper, says schools must not "tamper with question papers". Earlier this month, Yesodey Hatorah Senior Girls' School in Hackney, east London, was criticised for blacking out questions about evolution in a GCSE science paper.
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