Councillors say that proposals to increase charges for community groups using schools could be a disaster for sport in the Highlands.
Parents in Peterhead have demanded an urgent rethink of school catchment areas after new figures revealed only one of the town's 10 primaries schools has the correct number of pupils for its size.
Thousands of Highland pupils will be back at school today following the long summer holiday.
Nearly 150 new-start teachers are poised to begin their careers in Aberdeenshire next week.
The sky is the limit for one Aberdeen pupil who scored top marks in his exams.
Plans to rezone parts of two primary and secondary school catchment areas in Aberdeen have been recommended for approval by councillors.
Fort William residents have complained to the Ombudsman over the way Highland Council granted itself planning permission for a new primary school in the Lochaber town.
Scottish Conservatives have called for retired officers to be allowed to work in schools that have a dedicated police presence.
A deal has been struck to pave the way for a congestion-busting safety scheme at a north-east school.
The teaching unions were angry to hear that Highland Council was looking at shortening the school day to save money on teachers' salaries.
School days could be shortened across the north as Highland Council seeks to save millions from its budget.
Shetland Islands Council (SIC) looks set to balance its books and meet its ambitious savings targets at least one year ahead of schedule.
Folk living in rural Shetland are being asked to join a show of strength in support of their local schools in a bid to halt the council's closure programme.
Green-fingered youngsters lent a helping hand yesterday as they planted wildflowers to brighten up a newly restored Aberdeen burn.
Parents in Wick fear that their children will never be taught in new a school building, councillors were told yesterday.
Work on the construction of two new schools and community facilities in Lochaber is due to start next week.
Parents are being urged to attend a public meeting on school catchment areas in Torry.