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Dublin: 13 °C Tuesday 11 August, 2020

#school attendance

# school-attendance - Wednesday 25 May, 2016

Child benefit will NOT be linked to school attendance

Leo Varadkar doesn’t think it would help.

# school-attendance - Saturday 14 May, 2016

Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term?

A father in the UK has made headlines for taking his daughter out of school for seven days.

The Debate Room: Should Child Benefit be linked to school attendance?

The plan to link Child Benefit to children’s school attendance records has come under much scrutiny this week.

# school-attendance - Wednesday 11 May, 2016

Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support child benefit being linked to school attendance?

A section of the draft programme for government includes a section proposing this.

Child benefit tied to school attendance in draft programme for government

The clause says the measure is to “address poor attendance within some families”.

# school-attendance - Friday 23 August, 2013

Poll: Should a school attendance payment replace child benefit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should a school attendance payment replace child benefit?

A TD has claimed that replacing the payment would save up to €135 million a year.