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# school - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school
# Growing Up In Ireland
# Growing Up In Ireland

Girls and children from disadvantaged backgrounds find it harder to transition to secondary school

Oct 19th 2017, 6:20 AM 10,334 Views 49 Comments

A new report looks at how children experiencing transitioning between school levels.

# school - Friday 13 October, 2017

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

UK court rules that Islamic school's gender segregation is unlawful

Oct 13th 2017, 9:35 PM 16,926 Views 81 Comments

The Al-Hijrah School argued that the segregation policy was one of the “defining characteristics” of the school.

# school - Monday 9 October, 2017

A woman who got access to Prince George's school has got a police caution
# Thomas's Battersea
# Thomas's Battersea

A woman who got access to Prince George's school has got a police caution

Oct 9th 2017, 10:22 PM 17,258 Views 21 Comments

The woman was arrested after gaining access to the exclusive school in September.

# school - Monday 25 September, 2017

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding
# Tackling Obesity
# Tackling Obesity

A fruit snack, a glass of milk: Salty or sugary school meals won't get funding

Sep 25th 2017, 9:52 PM 19,174 Views 38 Comments

Schools are recommended to serve water and milk to children as part of the programme.

# school - Friday 22 September, 2017

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school
# Education
# Education

Parents 'concerned' as principal guilty of assaulting pupil returns to school

Sep 22nd 2017, 12:05 AM 45,485 Views 0 Comments

The man – who was not convicted – has returned to the school in his former role, three years after the incident.

# school - Monday 18 September, 2017

This is why I'm against... homework
# Parenting
# Parenting

This is why I'm against... homework

Sep 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 38,773 Views 76 Comments

We are all busier these days. Quality time is at a premium. Let’s get rid of the homework and build in more family activity time, writes Eric Nolan.

# school - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon
# Ms Readathon
# Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Sep 16th 2017, 9:30 PM 8,315 Views 2 Comments

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# school - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town
# Washington
# Washington

One killed and three injured at high school shooting in tiny US town

Sep 13th 2017, 10:21 PM 14,514 Views 17 Comments

The shooter has been arrested.

# school - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Emotional damage to homeless children should be examined by Children's Ombudsman

Sep 2nd 2017, 6:15 AM 5,156 Views 21 Comments

New figures show there were 2,423 children in emergency accommodation in the Dublin at the end of July.

# school - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'
# LGBT
# LGBT

'There's a constant fear we will be attacked, intimidated or called slurs'

Aug 30th 2017, 10:38 PM 25,042 Views 96 Comments

Seven in 10 young LGBT+ people believe schools in Ireland are not safe places.

# school - Thursday 24 August, 2017

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue
# May Altar
# May Altar

School teacher and caretaker scuffle over Virgin Mary statue

Aug 24th 2017, 8:43 AM 81,356 Views 196 Comments

A teacher’s attempt to remove a statue of the Virgin Mary at a school has sparked an altercation with a caretaker.

# school - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you tell a school principal that you couldn't afford your child's education?

Aug 19th 2017, 9:37 AM 15,698 Views 51 Comments

Many parents struggle to afford sending their children to school.

# school - Friday 18 August, 2017

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds
# Manslaughter
# Manslaughter

Teenage boy found guilty of killing love rival at bus stop in Leeds

Aug 18th 2017, 8:35 AM 17,417 Views 0 Comments

Irfan Wahid, 16, was stabbed to death with a kitchen knife.

# school - Thursday 10 August, 2017

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche
# Irish/english
# Irish/english

'I don't know what to do': Clashes over Irish-English language split at Connemara crèche

Aug 10th 2017, 6:05 AM 24,228 Views 30 Comments

An Crann Taca has rejected accusations of discrimination after it announced it would divide naíonra classes according to Irish-language proficiency.

# school - Thursday 3 August, 2017

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis
# Minnesota
# Minnesota

Two dead and several injured after school explosion in Minneapolis

Aug 3rd 2017, 9:18 AM 14,281 Views 0 Comments

A gas explosion led to the collapse of the school building.

# school - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about back-to-school costs?

Aug 2nd 2017, 9:24 AM 14,377 Views 91 Comments

Many parents will have to spend hundreds of euro in the coming weeks.

# school - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish children be taught about breastfeeding in school?

Aug 1st 2017, 9:45 AM 24,919 Views 109 Comments

At the start of World Breastfeeding Week, British child experts have called for such education to be introduced in Britain.

# school - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know
# Mature Students
# Mature Students

Received a CAO offer today? Here's what you need to know

Jul 6th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,856 Views 3 Comments

Over 6,600 people, mainly mature and deferred applicants, will get offers.

# school - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism
# Belfast
# Belfast

Investigation underway after teacher was recorded screaming at young pupil with autism

Jul 2nd 2017, 8:30 PM 66,048 Views 0 Comments

The boy’s mother said her son started calling himself a bad boy and a loser after the incident.

# school - Thursday 25 May, 2017

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order
# Our Lady's Grove
# Our Lady's Grove

Five acres of Dublin school grounds to be sold by religious order

May 25th 2017, 9:46 PM 28,506 Views 48 Comments

“It feels like the school’s being stripped back,” one parent said.

# school - Thursday 18 May, 2017

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches
# Short Notice
# Short Notice

Parents outraged at Christian Brothers' decision to sell Dublin school's playing pitches

May 18th 2017, 3:20 PM 47,137 Views 97 Comments

The Board of Management only found out about the plans last week.

# school - Monday 15 May, 2017

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Have you ever cheated in an exam?

May 15th 2017, 12:45 PM 26,065 Views 32 Comments

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

# school - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese
# Excuse My French
# Excuse My French

Here's how Leaving Cert students did in French, Russian and Japanese

May 11th 2017, 2:21 PM 22,102 Views 22 Comments

Some performed very well, while others struggled with basic vocabulary.

# school - Sunday 7 May, 2017

Religion in schools: 'My son comes home saying things like, 'God makes it rain''
# Read Me
# Read Me

Religion in schools: 'My son comes home saying things like, 'God makes it rain''

May 7th 2017, 9:30 AM 13,022 Views 420 Comments

For many parents the real problems begin once their child has secured a place in school.

# school - Friday 5 May, 2017

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here
# Fidget Spinners
# Fidget Spinners

This 'must-have' toy has been banned in some UK schools and is selling out here

May 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 46,825 Views 32 Comments

Irish schools may follow suit if fidget spinners result in bullying.

# school - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books
# School Costs
# School Costs

Schools will have to use iron-on crests and let parents rent books

Apr 18th 2017, 10:15 AM 37,848 Views 98 Comments

New plans will ensure that certain school equipment cannot be monopolised by retailers.

# school - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school
# San Bernardino
# San Bernardino

Boy (8) dies after shooting at California school

Apr 11th 2017, 6:57 AM 17,592 Views 67 Comments

In total, three people have died including the gunman.

# school - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school
# Education
# Education

A global real estate giant is backing a new exclusive south Dublin private school

Apr 4th 2017, 6:00 PM 23,514 Views 57 Comments

Former Riverdeep CEO Barry O’Callaghan is leading plans to develop the facility in Leopardstown.

# school - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was your sex ed in school good enough?

Mar 30th 2017, 9:20 AM 18,603 Views 83 Comments

It’s an important subject, but one that isn’t always well delivered.

# school - Friday 17 February, 2017

Roscrea all-boys boarding school to close after 112 years
# Cistercian College
# Cistercian College

Roscrea all-boys boarding school to close after 112 years

Feb 17th 2017, 5:57 PM 24,184 Views 25 Comments

The school, which has seen a dramatic drop in enrolment in the past few years, will gradually close over the next few years.

# school - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school
# Strabane
# Strabane

Police called to canteen brawl at Tyrone secondary school

Feb 8th 2017, 7:38 AM 19,961 Views 19 Comments

Police said no serious injuries were reported following the altercation.

# school - Monday 16 January, 2017

The 9 at 9: Monday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Monday

Jan 16th 2017, 8:50 AM 13,099 Views 0 Comments

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

# school - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books
# Media And Arts
# Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Dec 28th 2016, 6:00 PM 18,207 Views 101 Comments

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# school - Thursday 22 December, 2016

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough
# Public Servants
# Public Servants

'I'd have more money and less stress working in Aldi': Our new generation of frontline staff have had enough

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 88,620 Views 164 Comments

We spoke to a garda, a nurse and a teacher who are just a couple of years into their careers – and already disenfranchised.

# school - Friday 2 December, 2016

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Taoiseach wants Dublin school sex assault allegations dealt with "quickly and effectively"

Dec 2nd 2016, 1:49 PM 19,338 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Education Minister said the authorities should now be given the space to investigate the incident.

# school - Saturday 26 November, 2016

This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook
# Rebel Rebel
From The Daily Edge
# Rebel Rebel

This student managed to sneak a rude word onto the cover of their school yearbook

Nov 26th 2016, 2:48 PM 10,673 Views 6 Comments

And it was only discovered 12 years later. Excellent work.

# school - Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school
# Ombudsman Report
# Ombudsman Report

Severely disabled child denied education for 10 months after allegations of abuse at school

Nov 23rd 2016, 11:44 AM 10,081 Views 3 Comments

A new report from the Ombudsman for Children says education must be adaptable to the individual needs of children

# school - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge
# Haka Gaelach
From The42
# Haka Gaelach

A school in Lucan welcomed the All Blacks with a special Haka as Gaeilge

Nov 16th 2016, 10:43 PM 8,884 Views 13 Comments

This is absolutely brilliant.

# school - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge
# Haka Gaelach
From The Daily Edge
# Haka Gaelach

A school in Lucan welcomed the New Zealand rugby team with a special Haka as Gaeilge

Nov 15th 2016, 10:04 PM 15,397 Views 0 Comments

ANSEO!

# school - Sunday 13 November, 2016

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career
# The Mála
From The Daily Edge
# The Mála

17 milestones in every Irish primary school career

Nov 13th 2016, 6:00 PM 5,852 Views 0 Comments

Ah, Zacchaeus.