A pair of new school campuses were officially opened by education minister and deputy first minister John Swinney on Wednesday.
A third of youngsters in the Education Secretary’s back yard left primary school without achieving expected standards in literacy, new figures show.
More than 1,000 people in Perth and Kinross had to be given extra money to help pay their rent in the last six months.
A school for children with additional support needs was closed as the result of a “vendetta” orchestrated by Perth and Kinross Council, its three most senior staff have said.
The Education Secretary pointed the finger at councils for failing to “recognise the value” of music when he was quizzed on charging pupils for lessons.
The Education Secretary has suggested some councils do not “recognise the value” of teaching children to play musical instruments, during questioning about charges for the service by MSPs.
Search and rescue teams focused on a Perthshire beauty spot yesterday as the hunt for missing Blairgowrie man Lee Brown continued.
‘They still don’t have a school to go to on Monday’: Fight to reopen New School at Butterstone intensifies
The fight to reopen the New School at Butterstone intensified as parents and pupils handed a petition with more 8500 signatures to the education secretary.
Local hero Eilidh Doyle went back to class to officially reopen her old school and paid tribute to the teachers who set her on her way to sporting glory.
Investment of £1 billion has been announced by the Scottish Government to help rebuild and refurbish schools in Scotland.