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The Scottish independence referendum and the debate about Scotland's constitutional future
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Aberdeenshire to hold schools referendum on Scottish independence

Secondary pupils across Aberdeenshire will take to the polls a year before the national referendum on independence, as part of a major electoral participation project.
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Yes Scotland urges No campaign to suspend 'lesson plan' packs for teachers

Yes Scotland urges No campaign to suspend 'lesson plan' packs for teachers | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

Yes Scotland today urged the No campaign to suspend its plans to send campaign materials - including 'lesson plans' for teachers - to schools.

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Scottish independence: Be neutral, teachers warned

Scottish independence: Be neutral, teachers warned | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
TEACHERS have been banned from sharing political views with their pupils in the run-up to next year’s independence referendum.
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Scottish Independence: Schools to be battle ground

Scottish Independence: Schools to be battle ground | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Secondary schools are set to become key political battlegrounds as pro and anti-independence groups go head-to-head to sway first-time 16-year-old voters.
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Jennifer Dempsie: Problem of achievement solved by autonomy - News - Scotsman.com

Jennifer Dempsie: Problem of achievement solved by autonomy - News - Scotsman.com | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
THERE is growing evidence to support the claim that educational standards improve under independent governance, writes Jennifer Dempsie...
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Better Together backtrack over school anti-independence packs

Better Together backtrack over school anti-independence packs | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it

The anti-independence campaign Better Together has backtracked on plans to send so-called teacher resource packs out to all secondary schools in Scotland.

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Referendum teacher packs criticised

The Better Together campaign's plan to take its pro-Union message into Scotland's schools has been criticised by independence campaigners.
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Independence: Teachers to get ‘No’ campaign packs

Independence: Teachers to get ‘No’ campaign packs | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
THE campaign to keep Scotland in the UK has pledged to send a teacher resources pack reflecting its message to every school in the country.
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I seem to recall the Britnat hypocrites getting their panties in a tangle when the Scottish Government proposed something similar. - Scottish Government plan to distribute indyref blueprint in schools is 'taxpayer-funded propaganda'

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MSPs call for fair teaching on referendum

THE issue of votes for 16-year-olds in the independence referendum has prompted strong pleas that information for school students must be even-handed.

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Why change is needed for Scotland’s young people

Why change is needed for Scotland’s young people | Referendum 2014 | Scoop.it
Why change is needed for Scotland’s young people (RT @ProvanSNP: "Why change is needed for Scotland's young people" by SNP #GCCVote Baillieston candidate @ASheridanSNP - http://t.co/6QAVLsnP...
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