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More school leavers in positive destinations, 17/06/15 [S]

A record percentage of young people are in work, education or training after leaving school, according to official figures published today.

The statistics show school leavers in positive destinations in March this year increased to 91.7 per cent from 90.4 per cent in March 2014.

The vast majority (97 per cent) reached literacy at SCQF level 3 or above. The same is true for numeracy. Literacy and numeracy attainment has also increased at Levels 4 and 5.

For full details see the Scottish Government news release.

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More school leavers in positive destinations