Scottish pupils ‘left to pass or fail by postcode’

22nd Jun 2014
The Scotsman - Scotland is in danger of 
creating a postcode lottery when it comes to education, with a wide gulf between the highest and lowest-achieving students in schools.  A “considerable gap” has also formed between the achievements of school pupils in 
Scotland and those in the top-performing countries worldwide, according to a report carried out by Audit Scotland for the Accounts Commission.