Teachers slammed the High Court decision not to regrade thousands of harshly marked GCSE papers as a "great injutice" today.
School leaders believe 10,000 students missed out on a C grade in their GCSE English exams because boundaries were set higher than in other years.
The Welsh government has already regraded the papers of Welsh students but Lord Justice Elias today rejected demands to mark up the affected students in England.
National Union of Teachers general secretary Christine Blower (pictured) said pupils would "feel very let down" by the verdict.
The judge did accept the episode had caused "widespread concern" for pupils, parents and teachers.
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