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#Disadvantaged schools

# disadvantaged-schools - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

There are 78,000 disadvantaged schoolchildren receiving free breakfasts

One TD has described the figures as a disturbing barometer of child poverty levels.

# disadvantaged-schools - 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.

# disadvantaged-schools - Monday 17 September, 2012

Primary teachers warn against Budget cuts to disadvantaged schools

The Irish National Teachers’ Organisation says Ruairí Quinn must learn from the furore over last year’s cuts to Deis schools.

# disadvantaged-schools - Friday 13 January, 2012

Government 'made mistakes' on education cuts, says Ruairí Quinn

The Minister for Education has said controversial cuts around the DEIS scheme are likely to be reduced after a review.

# disadvantaged-schools - Thursday 12 January, 2012

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.