Saturday, August 14, 1999 Published at 08:16 GMT 09:16 UK
Exam record set again
A quarter of a million A level exam students in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are getting their results, with the pass rate reaching a new record high.
Baroness Blackstone, Education Minister: "Standards are as high now as they were 10 or 20 years ago"
The BBC's Gillian Lacey-Solymar: Do A Levels teach the skills employers require?
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