Donegal principals pen letter to Minister calling on him to reverse cuts

first_img Man arrested in Derry on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences released Principals at seven Donegal primary schools have put their signatures to a letter opposing cuts to rural disadvantaged schools.They have joined with 10 other schools across the country which will lose teaching posts from September 2012.Minister for Education Ruairí Quinn earlier this year apologised for targeting disadvantaged schools announced a review of cuts previously announced.And while many DEIS schools were saved from the cuts, 17 disadvantaged schools, including seven in Donegal, were not.The call on Minister Quinn to reconsider his stance adding that at a time when our country is facing huge challenges we need to harness the potential of all our children and maintain current educational standards. RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Facebook WhatsApp Twitter Twitter Newsx Adverts Pinterest Dail hears questions over design, funding and operation of Mica redress scheme Need for issues with Mica redress scheme to be addressed raised in Seanad also Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Google+ By News Highland – April 17, 2012 Previous articleTwo men in court after Muff filling station robberyNext articleCondemnation of bomb left outside Police officer’s family home News Highland Minister McConalogue says he is working to improve fishing quota 70% of Cllrs nationwide threatened, harassed and intimidated over past 3 years – Report Dail to vote later on extending emergency Covid powers Donegal principals pen letter to Minister calling on him to reverse cuts Facebooklast_img read more