Campaigners fighting against the closure of small rural schools are hailing a major victory after a new statutory panel blocked plans to shut four primaries in north west Skye.
A LEADING Scottish university is to press ahead with cuts to its popular adult learning programme.
CHILDREN from the most deprived areas are twice as likely to experience difficulties in language development before they start school than those in wealthier locations, according to research.
TEACHERS have hit out at controversial plans by a council to cut the number of senior staff in its secondary schools.
A trade union leading the fight against austerity is under fire over plans to spend £2.2million transforming its plush headquarters in one of Edinburgh's best streets.
FAMILIES fighting to save a closure-hit nursery at Scotland's national deaf school have taken their campaign to the Scottish Government.
Parents of pupils being taught through the medium of Gaelic in an Argyll primary school, are angered by the decision to take one of their three teachers away.
THE headteacher of one of Scotland's top private schools has stepped down after 39 years service.
PARENTS from poorer backgrounds will be given financial support to help pay for school costs under a groundbreaking scheme.
RISING numbers of Scottish students are securing employment in professional occupations when they graduate.
EVERY youngster up to the age of 12 should be entitled to up to 50 hours a week of free or subsidised childcare, an ambitious new report has suggested.
AN independently-run state school which unlawfully discriminated against a boy with special needs is funded to support such pupils, the Scottish Government has said.
MOVES by a Scottish university to cut funding for a popular community learning programme will force it to close, academics have warned.
A LEADING Scottish private school "distressed" some of its pupils by sending them letters outlining the academic grades required to stay on, according to a report.
A TOP civil servant has come under fire for failing to provide evidence of the savings made under Scotland's controversial college merger process.