GCSE Reforms

"From 2015, GCSEs will move from coursework to exams at the end of two years and will be graded from 8 to 1, rather than A* to G." Ah, Mr Gove ... Is this the best plan you can come up with? Some people say I oughtn't to 'experiment' with my children. Is it a safer bet to let the Government 'experiment' with them instead?