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From TheJournal.ie Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school Injured Crocs

Crocodiles let loose by vandals in Australian school

The female crocodiles were injured in the incident and will most likely have to be euthanised.

This photo perfectly encapsulates the first day back at school

Oh yeah, we’ve been there.

From TheJournal.ie Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys Exam Results

Girls scoring more A1s in Leaving Cert than boys

In 31 out of 36 subjects, female exam students topped the class.

From TheJournal.ie At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen Peace Talks

At least 10 children have been killed in an airstrike on school in Yemen

Aid group Doctors Without Borders condemned the attack, saying that all of the children killed were between eight and 15 years old.

From TheJournal.ie Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it Examples

Religion in the classroom: How other countries in the EU deal with it

Ireland is not the first country to experience these types of issues around religion and education.

From TheJournal.ie Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000 Business Studies

Sending a child back to school costs over €1,000

Almost a third (31%) of parents find themselves in debt covering back to school costs.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie 'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done' Education Equality

'Baptising my son so he could go to school was the most hypocritical thing I have done'

Parents spoke out about education equality in Ireland at a protest today.

From TheJournal.ie New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September Greenhills

New Educate Together primary school to open in Dublin this September

The Programme for Government has committed to reaching 400 non-denominational and multi denominational schools by 2030.

From TheJournal.ie The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology CoderDojo

The group of children (including one 5-year-old) building the future of technology

More than 10,000 are expected to attend the CoderDojo Coolest Projects at the RDS today.

From TheJournal.ie Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one Education

Every single child who needs a special needs assistant will get one

Minister for Education Richard Bruton said the increase will support 160 new special classes – many for children on the autism spectrum.

From TheJournal.ie Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence Breakthrough

Schoolbag of Philip Cairns to be examined for DNA evidence

Gardaí believe they may know who killed the 13-year-old schoolboy in 1986.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin schoolboy who fractured another teen's skull with hammer avoids time behind bars Foxrock
From TheJournal.ie Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom Outdoor Learning

Students in Mayo built this impressive outdoor classroom

The structure has already attracted a lot of interest from locals and someone even celebrated a 50th birthday there recently.

12 things that happened on every Irish school tour bus

The wheels on the bus go round and round…

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Monday

Problems for non-religious parents, Finian McGrath’s smoking comments and the suspension of the Luas sick pay scheme…

From TheJournal.ie Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours Pressure

Dublin school criticised for linking 'voluntary contributions' with school tours

A spokesperson for the school said the fee has been written off in the past in cases where families are in financial difficulty.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should parents take their children on holiday during school term?

A father in the UK has made headlines for taking his daughter out of school for seven days.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin couple face garda probe after their son misses school for four years Welfare Concerns

Dublin couple face garda probe after their son misses school for four years

They’ve claimed he’s been too ill to attend but have not provided Tusla with proof.

13 treats every Irish kid grew up wanting in their lunchbox

Maaaaaam. Pleeeeeaase.

From TheJournal.ie Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard Ohio

Ohio school put on lockdown after man stabs eight-year-old girl in school yard

The little girl is now in critical condition.

From TheJournal.ie Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school Absenteeism

Mother jailed again for allowing children to miss school

She received two concurrent one month jail sentences for allowing her two daughters to miss school.

From TheJournal.ie Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired Excessive Force This post contains videos

Texas officer who body slammed 12-year-old girl is fired

An investigation into the incident is ongoing.

From TheJournal.ie Judge warns mother she'll go to jail if daughter misses another day at school Limerick

Judge warns mother she'll go to jail if daughter misses another day at school

The 15-year-old has already missed 60% of the current school term.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case Catholic School

Teacher fired after anonymous letter said she was unmarried and pregnant settles case

The school said she breached her contract by going against the religious and moral teachings of the church.

From TheJournal.ie 179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive Sri Lanka

179 children taken out of school by parents over rumours one boy is HIV-positive

The rumours emerged after the boy’s father died of tuberculosis and kidney failure.

15 annoying things all Irish teachers have said

“No running in the corridor!”

This teacher accidentally sent a sarcastic report about students to every parent

The whole saga is facepalm-worthy.

From TheJournal.ie School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy California

School that sent student home for top that read 'Nobody Knows I'm a Lesbian' changes policy

The court heard that a teacher had her called to the office when she showed up in the shirt.

From TheJournal.ie Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off Greater Manchester

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off

Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie 'It's like torture': Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes for weeks Discipline

'It's like torture': Ex-students say boarding school kept them in isolation boxes for weeks

The FBI is now investigating the school, which is accused of using the concrete cells as punishment.

13 Transition Year experiences you'll know all too well

That mini company hustle.

From TheJournal.ie The school-leaving age is set to be increased. Is it a good idea? Schools Out For Ever This post contains a poll

The school-leaving age is set to be increased. Is it a good idea?

It’s currently 16, should it be higher?

From TheJournal.ie School in England tells parents to 'wash and get dressed' before dropping kids off Stop Wearing Pyjamas

School in England tells parents to 'wash and get dressed' before dropping kids off

They think it’s setting a bad example for children.

From TheJournal.ie Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her Equality Tribunal

Teacher awarded €65,000 after school hires man who sexually harassed her

The school in the south of the country was found to have discriminated against its teacher on gender grounds.

From TheJournal.ie This Dublin school's holding early-morning raves to wake up its students Maniac 2000

This Dublin school's holding early-morning raves to wake up its students

Side to side like you just don’t care.