Madam, – Your leader (Findings mean it is time for action, Courier, August, 17) quite rightly highlighted the appalling problems caused by drugs, but said drug abuse was “fuelled by poverty and inequality”.
More than £28 million in student loan over-payments is sitting in government coffers unclaimed by graduates.
Education chiefs in Perth, buoyed by the success of Bertha Park High, are poised to launch a consultation on their next £50 million school project.
A campaigner has accused Perth College UHI of a "token gesture" after the education body revealed it would be running a vastly reduced timetable of classes in Crieff after closing down learning centres.
Pupils will now only be authorised to miss school to go on climate strikes once a year after a decision by Edinburgh City Council.
Scotland's only 21st Century school is ready for launch.
The Scottish Greens are calling for councillors to “see sense” ahead of discussing proposals to restrict the number of climate change protests school pupils take part in.
Girls have outperformed boys and achieved more top grades at A-level, national figures show.
Pupils have hit out at proposals to limit climate change protests to just one day a year.
Giving students university places based on predicted grades is “deeply unfair”, with some of the most “disadvantaged” students missing out on higher education, Labour says.