School Capitation Grants should be increased – Cope

Pat The Cope Gallagher

A Donegal TD is calling on the Minister for Education Richard Bruton to increase the level of schools capitation grant available to primary and secondary schools.

Deputy Gallagher says that the 11% cut in fincance for schooling has put a financial strain on schools, as well as parents.

He added that schools are finding it difficult to run within these constraints, particularly rural schools............