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North-east Tories accuse SNP of hoarding £450 million for ‘independence slush fund' while councils can't afford to cut grass

9 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

Conservative politicians have accused the Scottish Government of deliberately under-spending its budget by almost £450 million to create an “Independence slush fund” - while...
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Teacher workload a ‘barrier' to more STEM subjects in Highland primaries

59 minutes ago   |   Press and Journal

An “excessive” teacher workload is preventing more emphasis being put on science and maths in Highland primary schools, MSPs have been told. A document submitted to Holyrood...
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Parents should be stopped from withdrawing children from religious education over Islam lessons, headteachers say

1 hour ago   |   The Independent

Nearly three in four say law allowing selective removal from classes is not needed
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Last Class picture specials: All the schools featured on Thursday

1 hour ago   |   Evening Express

Here's the full list of all the north-east schools featuring in Thursday's Last Class picture special. Loirston School Easterfield School Catterline School Pitfour School St...
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Dufftown woman wins prestigious whisky scholarship

1 hour ago   |   Press and Journal

A Dufftown whisky shop worker was the recipient of a prestigious scholarship. Kat Keough won the Ian Murray Spirited Solutions Scholarship, which gives her the opportunity to...
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Fewer youngsters gain on course

1 hour ago   |   Evening Express

The number of north-east youngsters prospering from a council education project has decreased in recent years - despite an increase in those taking part.
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We need to talk about women's bodies - without shame | Fiona Sturges

1 hour ago   |   The Guardian

I'm delighted that, in a slew of cultural projects, discussion of vulvas takes centre stage Are vulvas having a moment? It's a ridiculous question, I know, given that more than...
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Talks between council and unions fail over controversial Dundee schools restructure

1 hour ago   |   Evening Telegraph

Councillors have failed in their attempt to have the controversial rearrangement of Dundee's secondary school structure discussed with education unions.
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Top education chief banned from road for being nearly SEVEN times drink driving limit

Top education chief banned from road for being nearly SEVEN times drink driving limit

3 hours ago   |   Daily Record

Andrew Griffiths's reading of nearly 154micrograms of alcohol in 100ml of breath is one of the highest ever recorded by police in the Aberdeenshire area.
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‘Genuine crisis' in funding for children with special educational needs risks ‘blighting their lives forever', High Court hears

7 hours ago   |   The Sun


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