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Senator calls for philosophy to be added to Leaving Cert curriculum and special needs children to benefit from free pre-school year

15th June, 2016
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- The number of students graduating with first class honours from Institutes of Technology has doubled in the last fifteen years, new figures show.

- Child benefit may no longer automatically be paid to mothers rather than fathers under new legislation being considered by Minister for Social Protection Leo Varadkar.

- Special needs children are to receive supports to allow them to benefit from the free pre-school year for the first time.

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