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#School Costs

# school-costs - Wednesday 21 August, 2019

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Collecting the school voluntary contribution is an unwanted and stressful obligation on principals'

Aug 21st 2019, 7:00 AM 21,504 Views 37 Comments

As things stand, the contribution is needed to keep school doors open, writes Joseph A Moynihan.

# school-costs - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

Poll: Should voluntary contributions to schools be scrapped?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should voluntary contributions to schools be scrapped?

Aug 14th 2019, 9:00 AM 31,951 Views 148 Comments

Parents can be asked to pay between €60 to €115.

# school-costs - Saturday 19 August, 2017

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'
# School Costs
# School Costs

'You have to ask: why are voluntary contributions necessary in a country where we're on the rise financially?'

Aug 19th 2017, 6:15 AM 17,630 Views 41 Comments

School principals say rising costs are putting pressure on parents and on schools.

# school-costs - Friday 28 April, 2017

'I am genuinely sick worrying how I am going to pay for back to school costs this year'
# Read Me
# Read Me

'I am genuinely sick worrying how I am going to pay for back to school costs this year'

Apr 28th 2017, 6:30 AM 56 Views 26 Comments

A right is not a right if you have to pay for it, writes June Tinsley.

# school-costs - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books
# School Costs
# School Costs

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

Apr 18th 2017, 10:15 AM 37,850 Views 98 Comments

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

# school-costs - Monday 6 February, 2017

Poll: Are school uniforms too expensive?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are school uniforms too expensive?

Feb 6th 2017, 7:30 PM 23,769 Views 54 Comments

Guidelines are to be issued to schools outlining how they can help cut costs for parents.

# school-costs - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school
# Money Money Money
# Money Money Money

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school

Aug 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 172 Views 66 Comments

Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.

# school-costs - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland
# School Costs Survey
# School Costs Survey

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland

Aug 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 14,710 Views 85 Comments

Children’s charity Barnardos has laid out the results of its annual School Costs Survey in this very handy and informative graphic

# school-costs - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

Parents "cut back on food" to pay back-to-school costs
# Education
# Education

Parents "cut back on food" to pay back-to-school costs

Aug 1st 2012, 8:00 AM 4,986 Views 77 Comments

Parents have told Barnardos that they are struggling to pay school expenses for their children.

# school-costs - Tuesday 2 August, 2011

Parents struggling to cope with education costs
# School Costs
# School Costs

Parents struggling to cope with education costs

Aug 2nd 2011, 12:12 PM 630 Views 12 Comments

Some parents are being forced to take out loans to pay for uniforms and text books, says the children’s charity Barnardos.