<a href="http://blogs.independent.co.uk/openhouse/2008/10/with-sats-scrap.html">Richard Garner: With Sats scrapped, maybe league tables should be next</a>

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The Government's decision to abolish tests for 14-year-olds has been welcomed by almost everyone as a good way of reducing the testing burden on pupils - the only small note of dissent has come from some teachers who believe their workload will increase through a move to teacher assessment.