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.
The Ferret and HuffPost UK look at how care leavers in Scotland are fighting back against the impact of government austerity policy.
Tens of thousands of high school students in parts of Scotland are charged between £5 and £125 for home economics, art and other practical classes - while thousands more are charged nothing.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim from Scotland secretary David Mundell about young people leaving school without qualifications.
Ferret Fact Service looks into a claim by an SNP MP on levels of student debt in Scotland.
Ferret Fact Service looks at all 19 claims in the SNP's January 2018 Party Political Broadcast.
Ferret Fact Service looks at a claim by the Scottish Greens that more than 500 additional support teachers have been cut since 2010.
Ferret Fact Service looks at Theresa May's claim that the tuition fees policy led to more students in university.
Ferret Fact Service looks at Kezia Dugdale's claim that teacher numbers have declined by 4,000 under the SNP government.