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# deis - Thursday 9 January, 2020

€1m pilot scheme for schoolbooks for disadvantaged primary school pupils announced
# Funding
# Funding

€1m pilot scheme for schoolbooks for disadvantaged primary school pupils announced

Jan 9th 2020, 11:14 AM 9,064 Views 54 Comments

The fund has been set up on top of a grant which is already provided to all schools.

# deis - Monday 8 April, 2019

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht
# Gaeilge
# Gaeilge

50 students from Deis schools to be offered scholarships to attend the Gaeltacht

Apr 8th 2019, 4:24 PM 23,881 Views 29 Comments

This is the first time such a scheme will be made available to students in Deis secondary schools.

# deis - Thursday 9 April, 2015

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)
# The Divide
# The Divide

City kids are worse at reading (and their maths skills don't quite add up either)

Apr 9th 2015, 1:00 PM 12,159 Views 23 Comments

Pupils in urban DEIS schools score worse in tests, but they are missing classes less.

# deis - Thursday 17 April, 2014

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools
# Rentals
# Rentals

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

Apr 17th 2014, 7:45 AM 4,461 Views 13 Comments

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

# deis - Monday 10 March, 2014

Rate of obesity among Irish children stabilising - except at disadvantaged schools
# Health
# Health

Rate of obesity among Irish children stabilising - except at disadvantaged schools

Mar 10th 2014, 12:52 PM 10,657 Views 50 Comments

There is concern about the level of overweight among Irish children, as 20 per cent of them are obese.

# deis - Monday 16 December, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Dec 16th 2013, 11:22 PM 17,688 Views 7 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Stephanie Meehan of Priory Hall, murder charge in Mayo, and the Roma child removed from her family in Tallaght.

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report
# Education
# Education

Reading and maths grades continue to improve in DEIS schools — report

Dec 16th 2013, 5:01 PM 7,699 Views 19 Comments

Gains throughout the lifetime of the program are ‘consistent’, Education Minister Ruairi Quinn said.

# deis - Thursday 8 November, 2012

Highest number of students ever completing second level education
# Education
# Education

Highest number of students ever completing second level education

Nov 8th 2012, 8:02 AM 3,194 Views 10 Comments

The number of young men staying on at second level has also risen significantly in the last 11 years.

# deis - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

New scholarship fund for students from disadvantaged areas
# Scholarship
# Scholarship

New scholarship fund for students from disadvantaged areas

Apr 11th 2012, 10:07 PM 5,227 Views 38 Comments

Ruairí Quinn announces a new higher education scholarship scheme aimed solely at 60 pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

# deis - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Feb 21st 2012, 8:03 PM 2,672 Views 0 Comments

Your nightly news round-up of the day’s biggest stories…

Ruairí Quinn reverses 235 legacy post cuts from DEIS primary schools
# DEIS
# DEIS

Ruairí Quinn reverses 235 legacy post cuts from DEIS primary schools

Feb 21st 2012, 5:57 PM 2,754 Views 14 Comments

The reduction in overall capitation funding planned for 2013 is being brought forward to cover the cost of the retention.

# deis - Thursday 12 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Thursday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Thursday

Jan 12th 2012, 8:07 PM 3,223 Views 0 Comments

In tonight’s fix: A bad day for jobs, a good day for the government – and for some primary teachers, and which important group want help from JobBridge interns?

Quinn announces review of cuts to DEIS teacher numbers
# Budget 2012
# Budget 2012

Quinn announces review of cuts to DEIS teacher numbers

Jan 12th 2012, 6:53 PM 3,186 Views 12 Comments

Education minister Ruairí Quinn says he will seek a report on the Budget’s impact on teaching posts in disadvantaged schools.