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# 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 20,490 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 18,154 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 68,467 Views 82 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 20,743 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 28,678 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 17,561 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 13,566 Views 53 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 12,057 Views 34 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 25,431 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 16,765 Views 2 Comments

And to think, this was pre-social media.

# 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 10,387 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 16,956 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 17,263 Views 20 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 19,181 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 45,554 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 38,886 Views 75 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 8,324 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 14,515 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 5,159 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 25,144 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 82,005 Views 199 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 15,702 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 17,427 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 24,413 Views 29 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 14,289 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 14,382 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 24,968 Views 110 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 17,866 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 66,164 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 28,542 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 47,180 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 26,162 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 22,530 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 14,448 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 46,878 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 37,944 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 17,594 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 23,549 Views 56 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 18,608 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 24,258 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.