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A-star 'does not devalue the A'


A-levels will include an A-star grade for the first time this year, in order to make it easier for universities to choose the best students.

Professor Roger Murphy of Nottingham University and Chief Executive of Ofqual Isabel Nisbet discuss whether it is too easy to get an A-level.

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