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6,100 students to get text message this evening upgrading their LC result
Students mistakenly awarded higher grades may have 'squeezed out' others from college, Minister concedes
Leaving Cert: Polymetrika was paid €91,500 above agreed cost for work after daily rate kicked in at end of contract
Some students affected by Leaving Cert grade errors may have to defer college course, Foley says
'There are penalties, absolutely': Minister says there are sanctions associated with Polymetrika calculated grade contract
Explainer: What the Leaving Cert Calculated Grade errors mean for students
The Leaving Cert: When are the results due, and what can we expect?
Education Minister Norma Foley says pupils will get priority testing in event of a Covid-19 outbreak in school
Education minister: Schools to deal with 'malicious coughing' and Covid-19 jokes from pupils individually
No clear start date for new guidance counsellors a 'travesty' for students
Postponed Leaving Certificate written exams will start on 16 November
Students who refuse to wear face masks will be sent home from secondary schools, Norma Foley says
School closures prompt changes to 2021 Leaving Cert and Junior Cert exams
Foley confident every child will return to school next week but says extra 1,600 buses a 'logistical challenge'
Restrictions expected to be lifted in Laois and Offaly, but not Kildare
1,000 extra secondary teachers to come from job-sharers and registered teachers not working in education
Here's a breakdown of where the government's €376m funding to re-open schools will be spent
1,000 extra secondary teachers: Government unveils €375m plan to re-open schools at end of August
Education minister faces pressure to reveal school reopening plans
Leaving Cert results to issue directly to students through online portal at 9am on Monday 7 September
Leaving Cert results date: ASTI criticises announcement but says 'at least there's now certainty'
Leaving Certificate results to be issued on 7 September, Department of Education confirms
Large schools will have to stagger their opening times in September, warns union
Social distancing rules mean it's inevitable students won't be back in school full-time - ASTI