With all the talk of equality of access to schools, one would have thought when the Admissions Bill was published that it wouldn’t create more division. However, not only did the Admissions’ Bill make enrollment based on religion more complicated and divisive, a sneaky little change came about to advantage “native” Irish speakers into getting … Read more092. No priority to be given to native Irish speakers for enrollment in Gaelscoileanna.
Schools get a number of grants for the running of various things. The capitation grant is the largest of these and is supposed to cover all utility bills and all the running costs of the school. It is never enough. Rather than providing a capitation grant for utilities, the capitation grant should be given to … Read more031. Each enrollment to a school should come with a grant for miscellaneous items
Why don’t children always go to their nearest primary school? It seems like a fair question. The answer lies in the, at first, strange fixation that people believe they should have a choice in which primary school they can go to. However, it doesn’t take too long to understand why people want a choice because … Read more130. All pupils should go to their nearest geographic school