Archive for the ‘Education’ Category
Clare asked Minister Quinn about access to mainstream education for children with Down’s Syndrome who are due to start school next September. Click on the link below to watch his response:
Clare speaking on the Private members motion brought by Finian McGrath TD to address the needs of children with Down’s Syndrome in the school system. Clare accuses the government of kicking this issue down the road at the detriment of children who need resources immediately. Click on the link below to watch her contribution to the discussion:
Clare asked for clarification from the Minister for Education about enrollment fees at non fee paying schools. You can watch the Minister’s reply on the link below:
Clare Daly TD has denounced the government and Labour Minister Ruairi Quinn’s failure to remove the cap on special needs staff for schools in the coming year. The move would essentially mean a 10% cut to services for children with Down syndrome, autism, visual, hearing and other disabilities.