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70% fail Cambodian exams

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PHNOM PENH - More than 70% of Cambodian high school students who took the national exam earlier this month failed, reflecting the effects of a crackdown on cheating and bribing of exam supervisors. 

In both 2012 and 2013, by contrast, more than 80% of the Grade 12 students who took the exam passed it, education officials said on Friday.

The education ministry said that of the 89,937 students who took exam on Aug 4, only 23,126 of them, or 25.72% passed.

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