Mc Conalogue warns of teacher cuts in disadvantaged areas

Fianna Fail's Children's Spokesperson is urging schools in disadvantaged areas to check their teacher allocations for the next academic year which kicks in next September.

Donegal North East Deputy Charlie Mc Conalogue says while staffing details have been released by the Department of Education, they are difficult to understand, and a closer examination is showing some worrying trends, particularly for schools in disadvantaged areas.

Deputy Mc Conalogue says budget changes to pupil teacher ratio targets mean some small schools in Donegal are set to lose up to two teachers.........