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#Private Schools

How Private School Are You?

It’s time to find out how Ross O’Caroll Kelly you really are.

From TheJournal.ie Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results Unexpected

Sweden's for-profit schools blamed for sliding national results

What if the Government introduced vouchers that parents could use to send children to either state-run or private schools, as they choose? Good idea, right? Not so in Sweden…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the State subsidisation of fee-paying schools end? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the State subsidisation of fee-paying schools end?

Ireland’s fee-paying schools have €81.3 million more than public schools to spend on extra teachers, facilities and extracurricular activities. Is it time to stop their subsidisation?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should State subsidies to fee-paying schools be cut? Your Say This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Government backbenchers split over possible cuts to private school subsidy Private Schools

Government backbenchers split over possible cuts to private school subsidy

Fine Gael’s Eoghan Murphy wants to keep the €96 million subvention, but Labour’s Robert Dowds insists it must go.

From TheJournal.ie Junior minister: State subsidy to fee-paying schools is a luxury Education

Junior minister: State subsidy to fee-paying schools is a luxury

Junior Transport Minister Alan Kelly says that the €96 million paid to fee-paying schools will need to be addressed in December’s Budget.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn orders probe of €100m taxpayer funding for private schools Schools

Quinn orders probe of €100m taxpayer funding for private schools

The extent of State payments to fee-charging schools will be reviewed, the Department of Education has confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you should know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the state be funding private schools? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the state be funding private schools?

Members of one teachers’ union say the state funding of private schools is “shameful”. What’s your view?

From TheJournal.ie Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools Teachers

Teachers union call for State to stop funding private schools

The Teachers’ Union of Ireland backs a call to end €100m in “privilege funding” for private secondary schools.