Taoiseach, Micheál Martin (left) and Minister for Education Norma Foley
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Ms Foley is set to make a statement in the Dáil today about errors discovered in this year’s Leaving Certificate calculated grades process.
The full impact of the mistake, and the exact number of students affected, will only be known when a second review of all marks awarded is completed.
Universities have warned that they do not have the capacity to offer places to all students who may receive a new CAO offer on foot of upgraded Leaving Certificate results.
Among the questions unanswered as yet: when will the students who have been affected be told?
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