Around 450 Leaving Cert students to receive higher preference college offer after grades errors

Around 450 leaving cert students will be getting a higher preference college offer after errors were discovered with the calculated grades system. 

The CAO says it's optimistic that all students will be accommodated by third level institutions. 

It hopes to make offers to the students in question on Thursday morning. 

Chair of the board of the CAO and Professor Pól Ó Dochartaigh says the figure is more manageable than initially feared:


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