With the row rumbling on over GCSE English results, Channel 4 News sets out to answer a few questions for people who fear they have been unfairly treated.
Education Secretary Michael Gove says enough is enough: the time has come to make GCSEs harder. Why is he taking action now and what is going to change?
GCSEs in England are being reformed, with tougher exams replacing coursework and a new grading structure to tackle "rampant grade inflation".
After mounting political pressure, Education Secretary Michael Gove tells parliament plans to replace GCSEs with a new English Baccalaureate Certificate will be shelved and existing exams improved.
Education Secretary Michael Gove reiterates his determination to introduce a culture of tougher exams - but his desire to put rote learning at its core is going down surprisingly well.
A-level students will only be able to sit exams in the summer, meaning the number of re-sits will be capped, under the first stage of Ofqual's A-level reforms.
Teachers under intense pressure to achieve good grades are guilty of "significantly" over-marking pupils' GCSE coursework in some schools, says the exams regulator Ofqual.
New figures show that 45,000 students will resit their GCSE English exams, but headteachers called the resits a "gross injustice" arguing that the exams should instead be regraded.
Bright pupils across England fail to live up to their early promise because thousands are being entered too early for GCSE exams, reducing their chances of getting top grades, warns Ofsted.