Welcomed by campaigners, the Scottish Government's planned changes to the law on school closure have prompted fresh anger among councils.
COUNCIL leaders have declared an official dispute with the Scottish Government and the country's education minister over plans for new legislation to make it harder to close rural schools.
Changes are to be made to the law on school closures, the Scottish Government has announced.
MSPs are seeking assurances from the Scottish Government that pupils will not be handicapped if their schools are unprepared for the exams brought in to replace Standard Grades.
HEAD teacher David McIsaac has won his battle to avoid deportation after the Home Office dropped its case against him, according to the SNP.