Privately-educated elite have greater access to third level

Ireland“Young people from disadvantaged backgrounds are denied the same opportunities as their wealthier peers, while parents with money can afford a better education for their children despite Ireland’s so-called free education system, an analysis of 2017 Irish Times feeder school list shows. Fee-paying schools continue to send large numbers to third-level …” (more)

[Peter McGuire, Brian Mooney and Éanna Ó Caollaí, Irish Times, 5 December]

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