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The State spent over €97 million on Private Schools last year 

In the academic year beginning September 2019, the Department of Education paid the salaries of t...

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13.58 25 Feb 2021


The State spent over €97 million on Private Schools last year 


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In the academic year beginning September 2019, the Department of Education paid the salaries of teachers in 52 fee-paying schools across the country. 

New figures show the private salaries cost the State nearly €1.7 million more in the 2019/2020 school year than the year before. 

Should the state support fee-paying schools in this way?  

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