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Record number pass Scottish Higher exams

7 August 2012 Last updated at 15:25 BST

Almost 160,000 students across Scotland are receiving their exam results - with a record number passing Higher exams.

The pass rate for Highers increased from 75.2% in 2011 to 76.9% this year, which represents a rise of 7% over the past decade.

Lorna Gordon reports.