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Teenagers have been let down by an exams system that is abused by teachers who are under intense pressure to achieve good grades, Ofqual has warned.

Teachers in some of England’s secondary schools were guilty of “significantly” over-marking pupils’ GCSE English work this summer in order to boost results, according to chief regulator Glenys Stacey.

In a new report into the GCSE English fiasco, Ms Stacey said that it is hard for teachers to maintain their integrity, when they believe that others are abusing the system.

Today we ask: Should school league tables be abolished to cut pressure on teachers to achieve good GCSE grades?