DROP-OUT rates for college students from the most deprived backgrounds in Scotland have been slashed over the past few years, according to new figures.
Irrespective of the outcome of the independence referendum, council spending will continue to be squeezed.
Ian Bell's justified criticisms of Scotland's fee-paying private-sector schools are depressingly familiar (Schooling is not a private matter, Comment, February 2).
A FORMER general secretary of the Scottish Secondary Teachers' Association has died following a long illness.
AS a former principal teacher, I share The Herald's concern about the new exam structure ("Exams and the new curriculum", Herald leader, January 31).