Wednesday January 22, 2020

CLASS WAR

School pupils, teachers and parents are braced for larger classes and smaller budgets as the cutbacks bite

22nd August, 2009

Education has been big news over the past few weeks. There were the Leaving Certificate results, the furore over the medical school aptitude test, the return of third-level fees and the measures to stop swine flu spreading once the schools re-open.

But the real issues that will be facing the education system, once primary and post-primary schools start returning at the end of this month, will be all about the money.

While teachers, parents and...

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