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#DEIS

# deis - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# deis - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

# deis - Monday 10 March, 2014

Rate of obesity among Irish children stabilising - except at disadvantaged schools

There is concern about the level of overweight among Irish children, as 20 per cent of them are obese.

# deis - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report

Gains throughout the lifetime of the program are ‘consistent’, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn said.

# deis - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Highest number of students ever completing second level education

The number of young men staying on at second level has also risen significantly in the last 11 years.

# deis - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

New scholarship fund for students from disadvantaged areas

Ruairí Quinn announces a new higher education scholarship scheme aimed solely at 60 pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

# deis - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

Ruairí Quinn reverses 235 legacy post cuts from DEIS primary schools

The reduction in overall capitation funding planned for 2013 is being brought forward to cover the cost of the retention.

# deis - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Thursday

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

Quinn announces review of cuts to DEIS teacher numbers

Education minister Ruairí Quinn says he will seek a report on the Budget’s impact on teaching posts in disadvantaged schools.