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#School

# school - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 18 outlandish rumours that went around every school in the 2000s Pass It On

18 outlandish rumours that went around every school in the 2000s

And to think, this was pre-social media.

# school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# school - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

# school - Monday 9 October, 2017

A woman who got access to Prince George's school has got a police caution

The woman was arrested after gaining access to the exclusive school in September.

# school - Monday 25 September, 2017

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# school - Friday 22 September, 2017

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

# school - Monday 18 September, 2017

This is why I'm against... homework

We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.

# school - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# school - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

The shooter has been arrested.

# school - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# school - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# school - Thursday 24 August, 2017

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

# school - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education?

Many parents struggle to afford sending their children to school.

# school - Friday 18 August, 2017

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds

Irfan Wahid, 16, was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

# 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
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