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#School

# school - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June Integration

The last Traveller secondary school in the country told it's to shut down in June

“The fifth years have already said it, their parents have said it – those kids are not going to continue their education next year.”

# school - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education' Let's Talk About Sex

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'

Proposed legislation seeks to remove religious ethos from sex education in schools.

# school - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?

Relationships and Sexuality Education (RSE) is mandatory for both primary and post-primary student.

# school - Monday 2 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored Education

Unions will 'shut down schools' if equal pay for young teachers is not restored

The president of the INTO said members’ patience is now running thin.

# school - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department Snow Day

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department

Buses are not running in many areas.

# school - Thursday 15 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting Florida

Former student (19) charged with premeditated murder after 17 killed in Florida school shooting

It is understood that both pupils and teachers at the school are among the dead.

# school - Saturday 10 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This school in Japan is asking parents to buy their children €600 Armani-branded uniforms Expensive Attire

This school in Japan is asking parents to buy their children €600 Armani-branded uniforms

The decision has sparked complaints and fierce debate, even reaching as far as parliament.

# school - Thursday 18 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK On The Run

School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK

The sanctuary has said that the wolf’s enclosure gate may have been left open deliberately.

# school - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves Sexting

13% of secondary school students have sent a nude or semi-nude video of themselves

Males are more likely than females to engage in sexting, a new survey has found.

From TheJournal.ie Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral Louisiania This post contains videos

Death threats sent to US school after video of teacher being handcuffed goes viral

Deyshia Hargrave was arrested after questioning pay policies during a board meeting.

# school - Saturday 9 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools Equality

Young people want better sex education, gender-neutral toilets and LGBTI history taught in schools

Young people who took part in the consultation want to see the normalisation of ‘non-traditional relationships’.

# school - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Judge threatens parents with jail over Christmas if their children don't have a 100% school attendance rate Anseo

Judge threatens parents with jail over Christmas if their children don't have a 100% school attendance rate

The family has been going over and back to the UK resulting in their children having a bad school absenteeism record here.

# school - Saturday 11 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them Boys And Girls

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them

A study published in the journal School Effectiveness and School Improvement looked into how the school environment influenced boy’s and girls’ educational performance in secondary schools.

# school - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination' Discrimination

'People in council estates won't put down their address on job applications for fear of discrimination'

Fianna Fáil’s Jim O’Callaghan said he had heard many stories of people hiding where they are from.

# school - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families Growing Up In Ireland

Being overweight or obese is 'major health problem', particularly among children from low-income families

A study has also found that boys are more likely than girls to find school difficult.

# school - Thursday 2 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week Misconduct

First 'fitness to teach' hearing due to take place next week

About 25 complaints are currently being considered by the Teaching Council.

# school - Sunday 22 October, 2017

18 outlandish rumours that went around every school in the 2000s

And to think, this was pre-social media.

# school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# school - Friday 13 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

# school - Monday 9 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A woman who got access to Prince George's school has got a police caution Thomas's Battersea

A woman who got access to Prince George's school has got a police caution

The woman was arrested after gaining access to the exclusive school in September.

# school - Monday 25 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# school - Friday 22 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school Education

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

# school - Monday 18 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This is why I'm against... homework Parenting

This is why I'm against... homework

We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.

# school - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# school - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town Washington

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

The shooter has been arrested.

# school - Saturday 2 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman Homelessness

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# school - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs' LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# school - Thursday 24 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue May Altar

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

# school - Saturday 19 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education?

Many parents struggle to afford sending their children to school.

# school - Friday 18 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds Manslaughter

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds

Irfan Wahid, 16, was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

# school - Thursday 10 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche Irish/english

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# school - Thursday 3 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# school - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

# school - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

# school - Thursday 6 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know Mature Students

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# school - Sunday 2 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism Belfast

Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism

The boy’s mother said her son started calling himself a bad boy and a loser after the incident.

# school - Thursday 25 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order Our Lady's Grove

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

# school - Thursday 18 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches Short Notice

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches

The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.

# school - Monday 15 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# school - Thursday 11 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese Excuse My French

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

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