Fears have been raised that the "inconsistent" way Tier 4 restrictions are interpreted in schools will widen the attainment gap, with the government's approach labelled "irresponsible".
New analysis has revealed Scotland’s poorest schools were four times more likely than private schools to have passing Higher grades changed to a fail.
Scottish parents face rising school milk costs after the Scottish Government has said that it will not make up an EU subsidy shortfall.
Scottish school pupils have received their grades without sitting exams due to the coronavirus pandemic. But many pupils felt those grades had been unfairly adjusted. Ferret Fact Service examined the controversy.
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.