Update: Letterkenny SNA protest goes ahead despite government u-turn


first_img WhatsApp Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleCharge of assaulting a PSNI officer dismissed in Derry JSA caseNext articleGovernment reverses planned cuts to Special Needs Education News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR News Twitter 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Facebook 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Google+center_img Pinterest By News Highland – June 25, 2013 The Education Minister’s received Cabinet approval for extra resources to reverse planned cuts to special needs education from September.A massive rise in applications for resource teaching services had meant students were facing a cut in teaching hours.But Ruairi Quinn’s been given permission to allocate an extra 500 teaching posts in September – on the same day a Fianna Fáil motion on the issue was to be debated in the Dáil.The Education Minister’s also established a working group on how to go forward with special needs education given what he says is the unsustainable increase in demand.Meanwhile, a protest to highlight cuts in special needs education provision goes ahead at the Market Square in Letterkenny tomorrow (Wednesday) evening at 6 o’clock.Katy Mc Cafferty is one of the co-ordinators, she says today’s announcement only addresses some of the issues:[podcast]http://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/kateSNAMARCH.mp3[/podcast] Update: Letterkenny SNA protest goes ahead despite government u-turn Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry Twitter Google+ Facebooklast_img