The Education Secretary told schools to continue with controversial tests after Holyrood voted to scrap them.
A new five-year plan for promoting Gaelic has been unveiled by the Scottish Parliament.
Controversial legislation to merge the British Transport Police and Police Scotland might never be enacted, the Justice Secretary has said.
Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf is facing questions from MSPs after controversial plans to merge transport police with Police Scotland were called to a halt.
Parents have ‘little hope’ when choosing schools because of a lack of information, says Dundee professor
A Dundee professor says parents have “little hope” of making informed choices about schools because the vast majority fail to publish data on their curriculum and performance.
Councils have warned John Swinney his education reforms threaten the campaign against child poverty.
Former Scottish Parliament presiding officer Tricia Marwick has hailed the kindness of strangers for helping her discover how her grandfather died .
Sir, – To believe Theresa May’s deeply divided cabinet could go to the country for a day and come back with an agreed plan for the future of the nation was a stretch.
A review of at-risk RBS branches should be shelved so the impact of years of bank closures can be fully investigated, say MSPs.
Dundee City Council's chief executive has been instructed overwhelmingly to write to the UK government condemning a "Westminster power grab".