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From the moment the spotlight falls on the leaders' podiums, their advisers will be trying to put the best possible gloss on their performance.
Make no mistake - the parties are taking this very seriously indeed.
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This is the first year that reflects all the changes the government has introduced, so it was clearly always going to be a difficult one.
I think we can safely say there is just no point in trying to compare these latest tables to any previous ones because the goal posts have shifted so much.
Looking ahead, it should become slightly easier, provided this new, more rigourous system continues to be applied.
These changes were introduced because the feeling was that GCSEs had become too easy and that employers didn't value them anymore.
But schools certainly think there has been too much change and that it has been brought in too quickly.
Qualifications, like the international GCSEs, were being promoted by the government at one point - the next moment they're not even included in the league tables.
This leaves a difficult situation for schools and a pretty confusing situation for parents.
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All three main parties certainly seem to agree that they've got to pull some sort of a rabbit out of a hat.
These proposals for greater devolution for Scotland are not an entirely new rabbit - over the past few months all three parties have come up with their own plans for Scotland in the event of a No vote to have greater powers.
What there hasn't been up to now is any coherence nor any concrete timetable.
What the parties have to do over the next few days is not only come up with a consensus, but also to be able to present it in such a way that they can say to Scottish voters that if you vote No you're not voting for no change.