A polite Education Minister dropped a note to Kevin Gavin, director in Moray, on February 10 about stepping up testing in the early secondary years. It arrived two days later - along with a separate letter on raising standards by Douglas Osler, the senior chief inspector. Two letters a day obviously keeps officials at bay.
The number of billets-doux emanating from St Andrew's House is causing education directors more than a little angst, especially as they recall Brian Wilson's pledge not to add to the heap of unnecessary bureaucracy.
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