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#Back To School

# back-to-school - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

A lot of parents are struggling to afford back to school costs
# Business Studies
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# Business Studies

A lot of parents are struggling to afford back to school costs

Jul 8th 2015, 8:40 AM 11,459 Views 99 Comments

Just a week after the school year ended, many parents will be fretting about the cost of books, supplies and uniforms,

# back-to-school - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents
# School
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# School

Principals face high levels of bullying and even violence from pushy parents

Feb 7th 2015, 8:45 AM 14,124 Views 15 Comments

Principals are almost twice as likely to face threats or actual violence than other working groups.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

Cork students quizzed on the street during teachers strike, fail miserably
# Back To School
From The Daily Edge
# Back To School

Cork students quizzed on the street during teachers strike, fail miserably

Dec 3rd 2014, 6:50 PM 3,576 Views 3 Comments

Do you know Pi?

# back-to-school - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card
# Back To School
# Back To School

Lawrie among four Irish golfers going back to school after losing Tour card

Oct 26th 2014, 1:11 PM 5,421 Views 1 Comment

The lottery of the European Tour’s Qualifying School awaits.

# back-to-school - Friday 12 September, 2014

These back-to-school fails will give you some major second-hand embarrassment
# You're Failing
From The Daily Edge
# You're Failing

These back-to-school fails will give you some major second-hand embarrassment

Sep 12th 2014, 7:34 AM 4,559 Views 1 Comment

Failing at life.

# back-to-school - Thursday 11 September, 2014

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students
# Back To School
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# Back To School

The Big Idea: The Dublin education company building a global audience of 1 million students

Sep 11th 2014, 8:49 PM 10,535 Views 3 Comments

Examtime is just 18 months old, but already is making waves in the education world by putting students first.

# back-to-school - Monday 1 September, 2014

Open Thread: How do you feel about sending your little one off to school?
# 1 September
From TheJournal.ie
# 1 September

Open Thread: How do you feel about sending your little one off to school?

Sep 1st 2014, 8:00 AM 8,728 Views 27 Comments

All grown up.

# back-to-school - Thursday 28 August, 2014

9 memories from the first day back to primary school
# School Daze
From The Daily Edge
# School Daze

9 memories from the first day back to primary school

Aug 28th 2014, 1:04 PM 18,918 Views 17 Comments

Time of our lives.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Opinion: Does your child have bed-wetting issues? Positive reinforcement is essential
# Wetting The Bed
From TheJournal.ie
# Wetting The Bed

Opinion: Does your child have bed-wetting issues? Positive reinforcement is essential

Aug 27th 2014, 8:00 PM 1,287 Views 25 Comments

Disrupted nights can damage children’s self-esteem and exhaust them before a day at school.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets
# Along In A Minute
From TheJournal.ie
# Along In A Minute

Bus Éireann technical glitch leaves families waiting for yearly tickets

Aug 26th 2014, 7:33 AM 6,429 Views 9 Comments

Thousands of families are still waiting while some schools start this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 25 August, 2014

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted
# Stationery Porn
From The Daily Edge
# Stationery Porn

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted

Aug 25th 2014, 9:30 PM 36,179 Views 61 Comments

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

# back-to-school - Friday 22 August, 2014

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Pre-treating schoolchildren could cause head lice to mutate, parents warned

Aug 22nd 2014, 7:45 AM 13,062 Views 16 Comments

Schools generally experience a spike in head lice cases at the start of a new term, as children congregate after months apart…

# back-to-school - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school
# Money Money Money
From TheJournal.ie
# Money Money Money

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school

Aug 14th 2014, 8:00 AM 202 Views 66 Comments

Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Opinion: The weighty issue of school bags needs to be addressed...
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

Opinion: The weighty issue of school bags needs to be addressed...

Aug 5th 2014, 7:30 AM 850 Views 60 Comments

The Ministry for Education continues to ignore the damaging effects of an overweight backpack.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Celebration? - fear of 'birthday marathon' creates dread in parents
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Celebration? - fear of 'birthday marathon' creates dread in parents

Jul 29th 2014, 1:00 PM 14,844 Views 32 Comments

The cost of birthday presents can put a financial burden onto Irish parents.

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

Back to school costs fall in 2014 but are still 'crippling too many families'

Jul 29th 2014, 8:00 AM 7,422 Views 29 Comments

Barnardos calls on government to take a stand on cost of school uniforms and books as parents are “being pushed to breaking point again and again”.

# back-to-school - Saturday 12 July, 2014

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?
# Charity
From TheJournal.ie
# Charity

How much does it cost to send your kid to school?

Jul 12th 2014, 11:15 AM 15,468 Views 71 Comments

Barnardos wants to know about the price of socks, PE clothes and tablets.

# back-to-school - Saturday 14 June, 2014

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...
# Child Labour
From TheJournal.ie
# Child Labour

Was your child's school uniform made by children? Ask your retailer, parents advised...

Jun 14th 2014, 10:15 AM 8,186 Views 25 Comments

Teachers’ union the INTO says shoppers picking up uniforms for their children should ask retailers whether child labour was used in the clothes’ manufacture.

# back-to-school - Thursday 9 January, 2014

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications
# Back To School
# Back To School

From captain to manager? Robbie Keane begins coaching qualifications

Jan 9th 2014, 9:30 PM 19,489 Views 44 Comments

The 33-year old will start the UEFA A and B diploma course this week.

# back-to-school - Monday 6 January, 2014

We just want to cheer you up this morning...
# Monday Monday
From The Daily Edge
# Monday Monday

We just want to cheer you up this morning...

Jan 6th 2014, 7:36 AM 4,456 Views 2 Comments

… so here are a few LOLs.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 December, 2013

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent
# SCHOOL DAYS
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# SCHOOL DAYS

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

Dec 9th 2013, 5:46 PM 52,406 Views 102 Comments

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

# back-to-school - Monday 11 November, 2013

Parents to be asked if they want their children to wear school uniforms
# Cost Of School
From TheJournal.ie
# Cost Of School

Parents to be asked if they want their children to wear school uniforms

Nov 11th 2013, 4:25 PM 29,311 Views 297 Comments

Ruairí Quinn has launched proposals to cut the cost of school uniforms by empowering parents to make their views known to schools.

# back-to-school - Monday 9 September, 2013

118 new classes to open for children with special needs
# Back To School
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118 new classes to open for children with special needs

Sep 9th 2013, 10:08 AM 6,238 Views 37 Comments

The classes will be based in 113 mainstream primary and post primary schools.

# back-to-school - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?
# Your Say
From TheJournal.ie
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools relax their uniform policies to cut costs for parents?

Sep 3rd 2013, 9:45 AM 14,417 Views 179 Comments

There have been calls for schools to allow parents to buy generic uniforms and iron-on crests to save money. Do you agree?

# back-to-school - Friday 30 August, 2013

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers
# Dear Miss
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Miss

6 very helpful notes from kids to teachers

Aug 30th 2013, 6:00 PM 30,158 Views 26 Comments

Kids can be very… direct.

# back-to-school - Thursday 29 August, 2013

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums
# Awwww
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# Awwww

PICS: First day of school smiles, tears and tantrums

Aug 29th 2013, 2:00 PM 18,655 Views 59 Comments

Some laughed, most cried as they realised their parents were actually going to leave them with a stranger called ‘Teacher’.

The best and worst things about going back to school...
# Hiya Teacher
From The Daily Edge
# Hiya Teacher

The best and worst things about going back to school...

Aug 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 22,330 Views 62 Comments

… as a teacher

# back-to-school - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad
# Memory Lane
# Memory Lane

8 reasons why going back to school wasn't so bad

Aug 28th 2013, 8:00 AM 3,515 Views 6 Comments

Best days of your life…

# back-to-school - Sunday 25 August, 2013

10 memories we all have from starting big school
# Big School
From The Daily Edge
# Big School

10 memories we all have from starting big school

Aug 25th 2013, 8:15 PM 40,770 Views 84 Comments

You’re in the big leagues now.

# back-to-school - Friday 23 August, 2013

9 things today's first years have no memory of
# Feel Old Yet?
From The Daily Edge
# Feel Old Yet?

9 things today's first years have no memory of

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:00 PM 31,891 Views 147 Comments

Secondary school first years were probably born in 2000. KILL US NOW!

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks
# Back To School
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# Back To School

Parents urged to check children for head lice in the coming weeks

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:45 AM 6,743 Views 25 Comments

With children going back to school in the coming weeks, pharmacists are warning about the dangers of head lice.

Replacing child benefit with school attendance payment 'would save €100m'
# Child Benefit
From TheJournal.ie
# Child Benefit

Replacing child benefit with school attendance payment 'would save €100m'

Aug 23rd 2013, 6:15 AM 14,509 Views 127 Comments

TD Denis Naughten has said the payment of €130 would remain intact but would be based on school attendance under his proposal which he said could also help reduce truancy.

# back-to-school - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland
# School Costs Survey
From TheJournal.ie
# School Costs Survey

Infographic: The cost of sending a child to school in Ireland

Aug 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 14,716 Views 85 Comments

Children’s charity Barnardos has laid out the results of its annual School Costs Survey in this very handy and informative graphic

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos
# School Costs Survey
From TheJournal.ie
# School Costs Survey

Child missed 17 days of school because they had no lunch - Barnardos

Aug 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 15,506 Views 138 Comments

Barnardos’ annual School Costs Survey has revealed that parents are continuing to struggle to meet the cost of sending their child to school.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 24 July, 2013

A sneak peek inside ROG's French class at Racing Métro
# Back To School
# Back To School

A sneak peek inside ROG's French class at Racing Métro

Jul 24th 2013, 12:15 PM 8,190 Views 19 Comments

Félicitations, Rog!

# back-to-school - Monday 10 June, 2013

110,000 families to receive the back-to-school allowance automatically
# Back To School
From TheJournal.ie
# Back To School

110,000 families to receive the back-to-school allowance automatically

Jun 10th 2013, 1:12 PM 19,777 Views 49 Comments

The automated approvals will reduce the large number of claims not processed until after schools have re-opened.

# back-to-school - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

What Irish phrases will Gardaí need to learn?
# Have You Drink Taken
From The Daily Edge
# Have You Drink Taken

What Irish phrases will Gardaí need to learn?

Mar 13th 2013, 4:00 PM 15,504 Views 75 Comments

An leatsa an gluaisteán seo?

# back-to-school - Saturday 6 October, 2012

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue
# Schoolbooks.ie
From TheJournal.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

NCA following up on parents' complaints as Schoolbooks.ie problems continue

Oct 6th 2012, 8:15 AM 5,995 Views 22 Comments

Some parents continue to experience problems with book orders and refunds as the National Consumer Agency says it is has received around 250 queries in relation to the online retailer.

# back-to-school - Sunday 16 September, 2012

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect
# Dáil Éireann
From TheJournal.ie
# Dáil Éireann

After two months off, TDs return to the Dáil and here's what to expect

Sep 16th 2012, 6:30 PM 10,051 Views 54 Comments

The Budget, property tax, abortion, bank debt, Luke Ming Flanagan’s t-shirts and James Reilly’s statements – some of what we can expect as the Dáil returns this week.

# back-to-school - Saturday 8 September, 2012

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent
# Schoolbooks.ie
From TheJournal.ie
# Schoolbooks.ie

As parents wait for books or their money back, Schoolbooks.ie stays silent

Sep 8th 2012, 8:00 AM 9,606 Views 25 Comments

Parents continue to experience problems with the online school books retailer which could not be contacted yesterday.