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Students demonstrate after A-level results downgraded
  • People take part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Thousands of school-leaving children in Britain have been left distraught after finding out that they were handed lower-than-expected grades. The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades in the absence of actual exams. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
  • People take part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Thousands of school-leaving children in Britain have been left distraught after finding out that they were handed lower-than-expected grades. The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades in the absence of actual exams. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
  • People take part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Thousands of school-leaving children in Britain have been left distraught after finding out that they were handed lower-than-expected grades. The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades in the absence of actual exams. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
  • People take part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Thousands of school-leaving children in Britain have been left distraught after finding out that they were handed lower-than-expected grades. The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades in the absence of actual exams. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
  • People take part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results, Friday, Aug. 14, 2020. Thousands of school-leaving children in Britain have been left distraught after finding out that they were handed lower-than-expected grades. The government is under growing pressure to address the question of how to fairly award students grades in the absence of actual exams. (Victoria Jones/PA via AP)
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • People take part in a protest marching from Downing Street to the Department of Education in Westminster, London, over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. Picture date: Friday August 14, 2020. Photo credit should read: Matt Crossick/Empics
  • Caitlin Farrell, 18, from West Croydon, who said the A-level results process was "inconsistent and unfair" while taking part in a protest in Westminster in London over the government's handling of A-level results. Thousands of pupils across England have expressed their disappointment at having their results downgraded after exams were cancelled due to coronavirus. (Photo by Emma Bowden/PA Images via Getty Images)
  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 14, 2020: Protest outside the Department for Education after students affected by the mass downgrading of A-level results in England - PHOTOGRAPH BY Matthew Chattle / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 14, 2020: Protest outside the Department for Education after students affected by the mass downgrading of A-level results in England - PHOTOGRAPH BY Matthew Chattle / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 14, 2020: Protest outside the Department for Education after students affected by the mass downgrading of A-level results in England - PHOTOGRAPH BY Matthew Chattle / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - AUGUST 14, 2020: Protest outside the Department for Education after students affected by the mass downgrading of A-level results in England - PHOTOGRAPH BY Matthew Chattle / Barcroft Studios / Future Publishing (Photo credit should read Matthew Chattle/Barcroft Media via Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Students and teachers protest outside the Department for Education over the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Students and teachers protest outside the Department for Education over the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Students and teachers protest outside the Department for Education over the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Students and teachers protest outside Downing against the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Students and teachers protest outside the Department for Education over the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Guy Smallman/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Sixth form students protest against the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
  • LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 14: Sixth form students protest against the downgrading of A-level results on August 14, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by John Phillips/Getty Images)
  • People including students hold placards on Whitehall outside Downing Street in London on August 14, 2020 as they protest against the downgrading of A-level results. - The British government faced criticism after education officials downgraded more than a third of pupils' final grades in a system devised after the coronavirus pandemic led to cancelled exams. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / AFP) (Photo by TOLGA AKMEN/AFP via Getty Images)