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#fee-paying schools

# fee-paying-schools - Sunday 1 September, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are nine things you should know as you kick off your day.

# fee-paying-schools - Sunday 7 July, 2013

Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results

What if the Government introduced vouchers that parents could use to send children to either state-run or private schools, as they choose? Good idea, right? Not so in Sweden…

# fee-paying-schools - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

'It is no function of the State to supplement fee-paying schools' - TUI

The teachers’ union wants the State to end its financial support for private schools.

Poll: Should the State subsidisation of fee-paying schools end? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State subsidisation of fee-paying schools end?

Ireland’s fee-paying schools have €81.3 million more than public schools to spend on extra teachers, facilities and extracurricular activities. Is it time to stop their subsidisation?

Fee-paying schools have extra €81.3m for teachers and facilities

An examination of Ireland’s 55 so-called private secondary schools has thrown up some interesting figures.

# fee-paying-schools - Monday 8 October, 2012

Government backbenchers split over possible cuts to private school subsidy

Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy wants to keep the €96 million subvention, but Labour’s Robert Dowds insists it must go.

Junior minister: State subsidy to fee-paying schools is a luxury

Junior Transport Minister Alan Kelly says that the €96 million paid to fee-paying schools will need to be addressed in December’s Budget.

# fee-paying-schools - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

Quinn orders probe of €100m taxpayer funding for private schools

The extent of State payments to fee-charging schools will be reviewed, the Department of Education has confirmed.

# fee-paying-schools - Sunday 15 May, 2011

Government will review grants for fee-paying schools

Ruairí Quinn made the comments as figures emerged showing that substantial amounts of grant capital funding had been given to some of the country’s wealthiest, fee-paying schools.