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#Private Schools

# private-schools - Saturday 14 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge How Private School Are You? Roysh

How Private School Are You?

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

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 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?

# private-schools - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

Poll: Should State subsidies to fee-paying schools be cut? Your Say This post contains a poll

# private-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.

# private-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.

# private-schools - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# private-schools - Wednesday 27 April, 2011

Poll: Should the state be funding private schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the state be funding private schools?

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

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