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#School

# school - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# school - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# school - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

# school - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

# school - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# school - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism

The boy’s mother said her son started calling himself a bad boy and a loser after the incident.

# school - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

# school - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches

The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.

# school - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# school - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# school - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Religion in schools: 'My son comes home saying things like, 'God makes it rain''

For many parents the real problems begin once their child has secured a place in school.

# school - Friday 5 May, 2017

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here Fidget Spinners This post contains videos

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here

Irish schools may follow suit if fidget spinners result in bullying.

# school - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

# school - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

# school - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

# school - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# school - Friday 17 February, 2017

Roscrea all-boys boarding school to close after 112 years

The school, which has seen a dramatic drop in enrolment in the past few years, will gradually close over the next few years.

# school - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# school - Monday 16 January, 2017

The 9 at 9: Monday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# school - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# school - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# school - Friday 2 December, 2016

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Meanwhile, the Education Minister said the authorities should now be given the space to investigate the incident.

# school - Saturday 26 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook Rebel Rebel

This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook

And it was only discovered 12 years later. Excellent work.

# school - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school

A new report from the Ombudsman for Children says education must be adaptable to the individual needs of children

# school - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

From The42 A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge Haka Gaelach This post contains videos

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge

This is absolutely brilliant.

# school - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge Haka Gaelach

# school - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 17 milestones in every Irish primary school career The Mála

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Ah, Zacchaeus.

# school - Thursday 27 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 23 things that all Irish schoolgirls did in the 00s Nostalgia

# school - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

€20,000 damages for young girl who was locked in classroom for 25 minutes

Kate Deegan, 5, had been extremely distressed and started panicking, crying and knocking on the door to be let out.

# school - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Parents awarded €9,000 after school refused their son's life-saving allergy medicine

The boy suffers from severe allergic reactions after ingestion of wheat-based foods followed by physical exercise.

# school - Friday 14 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge What Is Your Irish Teacher Name? Quiz

What Is Your Irish Teacher Name?

CIÚNAS!

# school - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Secondary schools face closures as teachers vote for strike action

ASTI members voted overwhelmingly in favour of an industrial action.

# school - Monday 10 October, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture The Bleep Test

12 things you'll only remember if PE class was your personal form of torture

“Sir I can’t do PE today. I have an ingrown toenail.”

# school - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

Children who own mobile phones are doing worse in maths and reading

A national study has found that children who spend more time online and watching TV are scoring worse.

# school - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

"Most were a result of drug abuse, or suicide" - principal on the deaths of 23 past pupils

The former principal called on a greater focus to help young people deal with challenges in life.

# school - Friday 23 September, 2016

One third of Irish secondary schools don't have a book rental scheme

The average cost of sending a child back to school is over €1,000.

# school - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to buy your own home?

What are your plans?

# school - Tuesday 6 September, 2016

New Zealand Health Minister denies playing with fake cocaine at school party

He was attending a Las Vegas-themed fundraiser.

# school - Monday 5 September, 2016

School reverses decision to deny place to Traveller child

Education Minister Richard Bruton has said his department is taking steps to assist the boy’s family.

# school - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

From The Daily Edge 18 people you always ended up sitting beside in secondary school Desk Buddies
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