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'Best ever' Scottish exam results

This has been another record year for the number of pupils passing Higher and Standard Grade exams.

Education secretary Mike Russell has said it is down to hard work and not the dumbing down of the exams themselves.

BBC Scotland's education correspondent Seonag MacKinnon reports.

The helpline for anyone who needs advice on their results is 0808 100 8000.

  • 07 Aug 2012