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#Private Schools

# private-schools - Friday 11 September, 2020

Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Harris defends calculated grades and says it meant students in more disadvantaged schools didn't lose out

Sep 11th 2020, 6:17 PM 32,680 Views 57 Comments

The Higher Education Minister faced questions about claims students in private schools had been unfairly marked down under the system.

# private-schools - Saturday 14 April, 2018

How Private School Are You?
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From The Daily Edge
# Roysh

How Private School Are You?

Apr 14th 2018, 9:30 PM 17,100 Views 6 Comments

It’s time to find out how Ross O’Caroll Kelly you really are.

# private-schools - Sunday 7 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,819 Views 13 Comments

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…

# private-schools - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 5th 2013, 9:29 AM 10,315 Views 156 Comments

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?

# private-schools - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Poll: Should State subsidies to fee-paying schools be cut?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should State subsidies to fee-paying schools be cut?

Oct 9th 2012, 10:01 AM 9,437 Views 143 Comments

What do you think?

# private-schools - Monday 8 October, 2012

Government backbenchers split over possible cuts to private school subsidy
# Private Schools
# Private Schools

Government backbenchers split over possible cuts to private school subsidy

Oct 8th 2012, 7:43 PM 8,106 Views 75 Comments

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
# Education
# Education

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

Oct 8th 2012, 8:41 AM 6,816 Views 100 Comments

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

# private-schools - Tuesday 3 January, 2012

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

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

Jan 3rd 2012, 12:15 PM 3,828 Views 73 Comments

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

# private-schools - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

# private-schools - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Poll: Should the state be funding private schools?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the state be funding private schools?

Apr 27th 2011, 9:49 AM 5,526 Views 29 Comments

Members of one teachers’ union say the state funding of private schools is “shameful”. What’s your view?

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools
# Teachers
# Teachers

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools

Apr 27th 2011, 9:16 AM 974 Views 0 Comments

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland backs a call to end €100m in “privilege funding” for private secondary schools.