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# school - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case
# Appeal
# Appeal

Mother jailed after 8-year-old son missed over 240 school days released to appeal case

Apr 10th 2019, 4:45 PM 19,033 Views 0 Comments

The woman, who is in her 30s, was convicted at Dublin District Court of neglecting the boy’s education.

# school - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

Dublin mother jailed for three weeks after child misses 240 school days in two years
# Absent
# Absent

Dublin mother jailed for three weeks after child misses 240 school days in two years

Apr 9th 2019, 9:36 AM 57,246 Views 0 Comments

The child has a 67% absent rate in this school year.

# school - Monday 8 April, 2019

High Court challenge brought over decision to expel teen for bringing knife to school
# Appeal
# Appeal

High Court challenge brought over decision to expel teen for bringing knife to school

Apr 8th 2019, 5:36 PM 19,930 Views 0 Comments

The second-year student was expelled from the secondary school he attended late last year.

# school - Wednesday 13 March, 2019

Beauty Q: Were you allowed to wear makeup in school?
# Beauty Q
From The Daily Edge
# Beauty Q

Beauty Q: Were you allowed to wear makeup in school?

Mar 13th 2019, 1:10 PM 4,047 Views 3 Comments

We need to know.

# school - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests
# Screen Time
# Screen Time

Children who own mobile phones at younger age perform worse in reading and maths tests

Jan 16th 2019, 11:37 AM 15,686 Views 29 Comments

New research has found that four in 10 children in Ireland own a mobile phone by the age of nine.

# school - Monday 31 December, 2018

'It's soul destroying': The school secretaries that don't get paid for the Christmas holidays
# Equal Pay Equal Work
# Equal Pay Equal Work

'It's soul destroying': The school secretaries that don't get paid for the Christmas holidays

Dec 31st 2018, 10:00 PM 49,318 Views 50 Comments

“I was in the dole office before Christmas to sign on, and it takes ages each year,” one school secretary said.

# school - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast
# PSNI
# PSNI

Murder probe launched after man shot dead outside school in Belfast

Updated Dec 4th 2018, 7:22 PM 16,455 Views 1 Comment

The incident is believed to have occurred at Glen Road beside St Mary’s Grammar School in West Belfast.

# school - Monday 3 December, 2018

Poll: How do you feel about buying Christmas presents for teachers?
# Christmas
From The Daily Edge
# Christmas

Poll: How do you feel about buying Christmas presents for teachers?

Dec 3rd 2018, 5:57 PM 6,700 Views 4 Comments

Some people are sick of the whole thing.

# school - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system
# Report Card
# Report Card

Homeless and Traveller children 'falling through gaps' in education system

Oct 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 16,895 Views 55 Comments

Ireland is one of the best countries in terms of reducing education inequality, but concerns have been raised about vulnerable children.

# school - Sunday 28 October, 2018

Bowe behind new schools festival inspired by South Africa's Craven Week
# Schools Rugby
From The42
# Schools Rugby

Bowe behind new schools festival inspired by South Africa's Craven Week

Oct 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 9,256 Views 10 Comments

The former Ulster and Ireland wing has partnered up with Louis Ludik for ‘Rugby Rising.’

# school - Monday 22 October, 2018

Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'
# Balbriggan
# Balbriggan

Repair works on Dublin school that forced closure of one of its buildings 'could take up to a year'

Oct 22nd 2018, 9:05 AM 18,242 Views 36 Comments

School management have pledged that all students will be accomodated after the mid-term break.

# school - Monday 17 September, 2018

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school
# Dublin
# Dublin

Mother in court after daughter misses year at secondary school

Sep 17th 2018, 7:51 PM 34,295 Views 0 Comments

The offence can result in a prison sentence of up to one month and a €1,000 fine.

# school - Saturday 15 September, 2018

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years
# Human Error
# Human Error

'I was completely panicking': Leaving Cert students at Dublin school taught wrong English text for two years

Sep 15th 2018, 12:05 AM 153,159 Views 101 Comments

The mistake was only discovered six days before the students started their exams this year.

# school - Friday 17 August, 2018

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks
# Results
# Results

Leaving Cert results: Girls continue to outperform boys in getting top marks

Aug 17th 2018, 6:00 AM 25,069 Views 53 Comments

A gender breakdown of Wednesday’s results has been released.

# school - Thursday 16 August, 2018

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades
# Marjory Stoneman Douglas High
# Marjory Stoneman Douglas High

Parkland students return to school - with €5.7 million in security upgrades

Aug 16th 2018, 9:45 PM 19,872 Views 21 Comments

A gunman killed 17 people in the freshman building in February.

# school - Sunday 12 August, 2018

Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance
# That Time Of Year
# That Time Of Year

Parents 'starting to panic' amid delays receiving school clothing allowance

Aug 12th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,128 Views 84 Comments

Children will be returning to school in the coming weeks.

# school - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks
# WRC
# WRC

Mother blasts lack of apology after daughter with spina bifida treated by school staff wearing face masks

Aug 2nd 2018, 3:43 PM 30,028 Views 0 Comments

Employees wore face masks while dealing with the girl, despite her not having a contagious disease.

# school - Monday 30 July, 2018

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs
# Debt
# Debt

Parents turning to moneylenders to cope with back-to-school costs

Jul 30th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,124 Views 64 Comments

More than one-third of parents in Ireland say they are debt due to these costs.

# school - Monday 25 June, 2018

Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year
# Social Protection
# Social Protection

Government providing €49.5 million for school clothing scheme, up €2.1 million on last year

Jun 25th 2018, 6:05 AM 6,918 Views 24 Comments

It is paid at a rate of €125 for children aged 4-11 and €250 for children aged 12 years and over.

# school - Wednesday 20 June, 2018

'I tried my best - obviously my best is not good enough': MacGill Summer School founder on gender balance criticism
# Joe Mulholland
# Joe Mulholland

'I tried my best - obviously my best is not good enough': MacGill Summer School founder on gender balance criticism

Jun 20th 2018, 11:36 AM 24,000 Views 106 Comments

Two Social Democrats TDs have pulled out of the festival in the wake of criticism of the event’s gender balance. We spoke to its founder, Joe Mulholland.

# school - Sunday 17 June, 2018

'42 years without missing a day of school': Three Wicklow brothers break record
# School Days Over
# School Days Over

'42 years without missing a day of school': Three Wicklow brothers break record

Jun 17th 2018, 12:00 PM 69,008 Views 71 Comments

The brothers attributed their achievement to the support of their family.

# school - Saturday 2 June, 2018

School says children 'may have to remain in their wheelchairs' due to SNA cuts
# Special Needs
# Special Needs

School says children 'may have to remain in their wheelchairs' due to SNA cuts

Jun 2nd 2018, 9:00 PM 20,029 Views 26 Comments

The Dublin primary school has warned parents that there will be “a serious disruption of services” in September.

# school - Thursday 31 May, 2018

The last Traveller secondary school in the country has been given another year to plan for closure
# St Thomas’ Clonshaugh
# St Thomas’ Clonshaugh

The last Traveller secondary school in the country has been given another year to plan for closure

May 31st 2018, 6:36 PM 26,230 Views 38 Comments

The Department of Education says St Thomas’ Clonshaugh will close by June 2019 at the latest.

# school - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 18th 2018, 6:05 AM 37,265 Views 39 Comments

“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

'Religious groups shouldn't be involved in sex education'
# Let's Talk About Sex
# Let's Talk About Sex

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:00 PM 18,131 Views 123 Comments

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

# school - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think schools should teach about consent?

Apr 3rd 2018, 9:38 AM 36,827 Views 171 Comments

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

# school - Monday 2 April, 2018

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

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

Apr 2nd 2018, 9:56 AM 30,815 Views 167 Comments

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

# school - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department
# Snow Day
# Snow Day

Schools to decide if they remain closed, rather than department

Feb 28th 2018, 7:30 AM 81,446 Views 52 Comments

Buses are not running in many areas.

# school - Thursday 15 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 15th 2018, 7:30 AM 133,714 Views 222 Comments

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

# school - Saturday 10 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 10th 2018, 5:30 PM 35,459 Views 17 Comments

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

# school - Thursday 18 January, 2018

School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK
# On The Run
# On The Run

School lockdown lifted after capture of escaped wolf in UK

Jan 18th 2018, 4:10 PM 20,480 Views 14 Comments

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

# school - Wednesday 10 January, 2018

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 11:08 PM 18,078 Views 65 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 10th 2018, 6:59 PM 68,460 Views 80 Comments

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

# school - Saturday 9 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 9th 2017, 6:00 AM 20,680 Views 222 Comments

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

# school - Wednesday 6 December, 2017

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

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

Dec 6th 2017, 5:45 PM 28,677 Views 0 Comments

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

Study shows boys perform better when there are more girls in school with them
# Boys And Girls
# Boys And Girls

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

Nov 11th 2017, 7:30 AM 17,129 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 8th 2017, 8:49 PM 13,489 Views 57 Comments

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

# school - Tuesday 7 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 7th 2017, 6:05 AM 12,038 Views 39 Comments

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

# school - Thursday 2 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 2nd 2017, 5:18 PM 24,769 Views 16 Comments

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
# Pass It On
From The Daily Edge
# Pass It On

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

Oct 22nd 2017, 8:00 PM 16,361 Views 2 Comments

And to think, this was pre-social media.