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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000

Almost a third (31%) of parents find themselves in debt covering back to school costs.

# back-to-school - Monday 18 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling Immediateley

# back-to-school - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Evelyn Cusack ruined every Irish kid's Sunday evening last night Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Poll: What are the best school days of your life? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: What are the best school days of your life?

Ah, to be starting it all over again.

'My four year old is ready to start school, but am I?'

Claire Micks writes about her memories of her first days of school and how she now feels about her daughter starting ‘Big School’.

# back-to-school - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school Brown Paper

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

# back-to-school - Monday 24 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed Condoms And Beer

9 back-to-school offers that should have never existed

Wine, wine, and more wine.

# back-to-school - Sunday 23 August, 2015

What to do if your child's hair gets infested with head lice

Sorry to bring it up, but…

# back-to-school - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school Where's Mam?

This reporter managed to break a kid's heart on his first day of school

Rule number one: Don’t say ANTHING about mam not being there for the day.

# back-to-school - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Just how expensive is this time of year for parents? It’s the week in numbers

Plus: How much beer is made in Ireland?

# back-to-school - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

"The price of sending kids back to school is ridiculous" - parents want school crests taken off uniforms

Sending children to school is getting more and more expensive.

# back-to-school - Friday 10 July, 2015

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools be forced to allow generic uniforms?

Many schools across the country only allow specialised uniforms from one particular shop. Should this be allowed?

# back-to-school - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A lot of parents are struggling to afford back to school costs

Just a week after the school year ended, many parents will be fretting about the cost of books, supplies and uniforms,

# back-to-school - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents

Principals are almost twice as likely to face threats or actual violence than other working groups.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Cork students quizzed on the street during teachers strike, fail miserably Back To School

# back-to-school - Sunday 26 October, 2014

From The42 Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card Back To School

Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card

The lottery of the European Tour’s Qualifying School awaits.

# back-to-school - Friday 12 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge These back-to-school fails will give you some major second-hand embarrassment You're Failing

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 September, 2014

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students

Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.

# back-to-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

# back-to-school - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 memories from the first day back to primary school School Daze

9 memories from the first day back to primary school

Time of our lives.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Opinion: Does your child have bed-wetting issues? Positive reinforcement is essential

Disrupted nights can damage children’s self-esteem and exhaust them before a day at school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 25 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted Stationery Porn

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

# back-to-school - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

# back-to-school - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school

Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Opinion: The weighty issue of school bags needs to be addressed...

The Ministry for Education continues to ignore the damaging effects of an overweight backpack.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Celebration? - fear of 'birthday marathon' creates dread in parents

The cost of birthday presents can put a financial burden onto Irish parents.

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

# back-to-school - Saturday 12 July, 2014

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.

# back-to-school - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

# back-to-school - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From The42 From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications Back To School

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications

The 33-year old will start the UEFA A and B diploma course this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 6 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge We just want to cheer you up this morning... Monday Monday

We just want to cheer you up this morning...

… so here are a few LOLs.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 December, 2013

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

# back-to-school - Monday 11 November, 2013

Parents to be asked if they want their children to wear school uniforms

Ruairí Quinn has launched proposals to cut the cost of school uniforms by empowering parents to make their views known to schools.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 September, 2013

118 new classes to open for children with special needs

The classes will be based in 113 mainstream primary and post primary schools.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?

There have been calls for schools to allow parents to buy generic uniforms and iron-on crests to save money. Do you agree?

# back-to-school - Friday 30 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers Dear Miss

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers

Kids can be very… direct.

# back-to-school - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums Awwww This post contains images

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums

Some laughed, most cried as they realised their parents were actually going to leave them with a stranger called ‘Teacher’.

From The Daily Edge The best and worst things about going back to school... Hiya Teacher

# back-to-school - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

From The42 8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad Memory Lane

8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad

Best days of your life…