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Schools optimistic about future, writes John Walshe

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FEE-PAYING schools are hoping to bounce back from last year’s hiccup when some of them didn’t get their usual crop of top grades across the board.

The vast majority of their Leaving Cert students still went to college. But the performance of these schools was equalled by more non-fee paying schools than usual. Such were the vagaries caused by Education Minister Norma Foley’s decision to disregard past performance of individual schools when using calculated grades.


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