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26 July 2014 Last updated at 16:03 ET

Playgrounds squeezed in places crushSchool playground

Many schools are building new classrooms on outside space to accommodate a growing number of pupils.

ClassroomExam reform delayed by schools

Dozens of schools across Scotland are delaying the introduction of new Highers in popular school subjects, according to BBC Scotland research.

GraduationWhite teens least university applications

University application levels have increased among all groups, but ethnic minority pupils are the most likely to seek places.

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Michael Gove: Radical, controversial, divisive

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