ALEX Salmond has blamed a combination of Westminster-imposed budget cuts and a reduction in the number of teachers employed by Glasgow City Council for wrecking the Scottish Government's pledge to drive down primary school class sizes.
SCOTLAND'S smallest secondary school is to close after the narrowest of votes by councillors decided its fate.
PUPILS in Scottish primary schools are in larger classes than when the SNP came to power in 2007.
The SNP have shelve plans to charge students from the rest of the UK a "management fee" to study in an independent Scotland, the Education Secretary has announced.
Jenni Fagan, novelist