As part of a genuinely free and accessible education system, from pre-primary to fourth level, the student grant system should be open to all students, regardless of means.
A protest is being organised by the Alliance Against Cuts in Education (ACE) on September 14th at 4pm outside the Dail, to protest the cuts in SNAs and Resource Teachers.
With hundreds of Special Needs Assistant positions being cut, and a 10% cut in the number of resource teachers, parents, teachers and Special Needs Assitants across the country are now getting organised to fight back.
Make the super rich pay
Young people are being hammered by this Government. A generation of youth is being screwed with footing the bill for the reckless greed of the super-rich. In this morass of bank bailouts, cutbacks and mass unemployment, the basic right to education is now under serious threat!
New proposals from the Department of Education will drastically undermine the education of children with autism in Ireland’s specialist Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) schools according to concerned parents and ABA tutors.