Children with special educational needs will receive just three quarters of the additional teaching resources they are entitled to from this September.
Primary school teachers have voted to accept the Haddington Road proposals on public service pay.
History teachers and historians have expressed concern about changes in the Junior Cycle that they say will affect the subject of history.
The State Examinations Commission has apologised to maths students for distress and confusion caused by sitting error-ridden exam papers.
A study has found that Irish ten-year-olds are less happy in school and are more likely to feel that they do not "belong", compared to children in other countries.
Grants will be offered to 46 schools to replace rented prefabs with permanent buildings.
Almost 117,000 students began their Leaving and Junior Certificate exams this morning.
Plans to include capital assets in means tests for student grants have been dropped.
There has been a significant increase in the number of Leaving and Junior Certificate students whose fees for taking the exams have been waived.
A politician in Ohio is seeking that the state provide years of relief payments and free access to college for three Cleveland women abducted and held in captivity for about a decade.
The Department of Children has confirmed that a second free pre-school year will not be included in October's Budget.
The Chairman of Tralee's Institute of Technology Flan Garvey has announced his decision to retire from the position in July.
A team of researchers at the University of Limerick have been awarded €480,000 in funding to help develop a human exoskeleton.
Parents have been invited to attend information sessions on proposed changes to junior cycle education at second level.
President Michael D Higgins has said that to prevent people from speaking their own language is a denial of human rights.
A review into special needs resources in schools has recommended that a robust framework to ensure all children with special needs can access a school placement is adopted.
Two teachers' unions have decided to re-enter negotiations on a revised Croke Park II agreement.
The Labour Relations Commission has issued a formal invitation to the three teachers' unions to engage in negotiations on a revision of the Croke Park II proposals.
Eight Irish universities feature on this year's QS World University Rankings by Subject.
Minister for Education Ruairi Quinn has raised the possibility of using some of the resources paid out in child benefit to fund a second year of free pre-school education for children.