John Walsh: Quantum leap is needed to fund education
It's time for the Labour Party to reclaim education as a major spending priority. It's time to invest in the future. And what better way than through pumping more resources into our schools and colleges?
The system has suffered as a result of the cuts that have been inflicted over the past few years.
The previous Education Minister Ruairi Quinn had to bite hard before he sanctioned them but he had no option as he was part of a Government struggling to prevent the economy toppling over a cliff.