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# education equality

Last year
Opinion: To achieve equal education, we must remove religious instruction from school hours
Paddy Monahan of Education Equality says it’s time to separate religion and education, once and for all.
All time
# million dollar question
"It's not something that should be up for vote" - can the problem with religion in Irish schools be solved?
96% of Ireland’s national schools are still run by religious orders with the divestment of education proceeding at a snail’s pace.
# education equality
Admission fees, waiting lists and explicit discrimination to be banned in schools, says Minister for Education
The new laws have been given a guarded welcome.
# 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.