WHY ARE PUPILS IN RURAL AREAS DOING WORSE AT SCHOOL?

School children in ‘remote’ areas do worse than elsewhere By James McEnaney on February 16, 2020   Rural West Dunbartonshire and Argyll at Glen Fruin. Picture by Bill Heaney School pupils in remote parts of Scotland have lower levels of literacy and numeracy than those in accessible and urban areas, according to recently released Scottish Government data. … More WHY ARE PUPILS IN RURAL AREAS DOING WORSE AT SCHOOL?

UNIONISTS AND LOYALISTS MUST NOT BE COERCED

The former taoiseach said that while a Border poll is inevitable, the outcome of that vote would be based on “the case that’s made” following qualitative and analytic work. He said if a poll was taken today it would not pass due to financial issues and also because “people are not prepared anymore to see coercion of unionists or loyalists into a united Ireland until there’s a comfort zone established where people see that everyone could work together”. … More UNIONISTS AND LOYALISTS MUST NOT BE COERCED