Laws weakening freedom of information rights in Scotland look set to be repealed after just a few weeks because opposition MSPs have united against them.
We investigate the derelict buildings that have blighted Dumfries and Galloway - and what's being done about them.
We investigate why two derelict buildings in Glasgow - the former Talisman pub in Springburn and St Margaret’s in Polmadie - have been left to rot.
Progress in closing attainment gaps between rich and poor school children is faltering as their performances decline at differing rates, according to Scottish Government data.
School pupils in remote parts of Scotland have lower levels of literacy and numeracy than those in accessible and urban areas, according to recently released Scottish Government data.
Scotland's exams watchdog is considering ending a paid-for consultancy designed to improve exam results after an investigation by The Ferret showed that it was mostly used by private schools.
Scotland's education watchdog has been accused of allowing inequity to be "hardwired into the system" following revelations that a paid-for consultancy service is dominated by private schools.
Children in poorer parts of Scotland have nearly 10 per cent fewer choices of subjects in secondary school than those in better-off areas, new research has found.
Parents in parts of Scotland face bills of up to £3,000 because councils are refusing nursery funding for children who postpone starting primary school.