Teachers opt not to disrupt primary tests

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The National Union of Teachers (NUT) has voted against balloting members on a boycott of primary school tests, known as Sats, in England.

Delegates at the union's conference rejected a resolution to ballot members over a protest against primary school tests for the academic year 2017-18.

They also agreed not to "support and promote a parent boycott" of the 2017 national curriculum tests (Sats).

The vote came despite two sessions of argument in favour of action.

Opposing the motion, Sasha Elliott, a teacher from east London, said: "I've…

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