Staff against SATs but reject boycott

Catherine Gaunt
Wednesday, December 31, 2003

Teachers in the largest teaching union have shown their displeasure about SATs for children at seven and 11, while rejecting a proposed boycott of this spring's tests in England. The National Union of Teachers balloted its 103,729 members in infant, junior, primary and special schools on industrial action against Key Stage 1 and 2 SATs, but failed to win enough support.

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