Issue 2 - 2024 200dpi

23 July 2009 Edition

'Slash and burn' approach must be rejected

23 July 2009

IF implemented, the 'slash and burn' proposals contained in the so-called 'An Bord Snip Nua' report to the Irish Government would have devastating social consequences. They have resulted in widespread public anger and a growing determination to resist the proposed attacks on working families, rural Ireland, the lowest paid and the poor. Teachers groups have slammed proposed reductions in special needs assistants and English language support teachers. Free article

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