More than 140 primary school principals across Northern Ireland have signed a letter demanding an immediate increase in the education budget.
The letter, suggesting many schools have now reached crisis point, has been sent to both politicians and education bodies.
The principals, from all sectors, are demanding an immediate budgetary increase of at least 7%.
That amounts to more than £80m, given that the current allocation for 2016/17 is around £1.16bn.
As Paul Reilly reports, teachers also want a commitment to provide a year-on-year increase - at the very least in line with inflation - for the next five years.
Tributes have been paid to the Vice-Chancellor of Queen's University, Professor Patrick Johnston, who has died suddenly.Read the full story ›
Queen’s University Belfast has confirmed the death of its vice chancellor, Professor Patrick Johnston.
In a short statement, the university said he died suddenly earlier on Sunday.
Staff have expressed their deep sense of shock and sadness and extended their deepest sympathies to his wife and four sons as well as wider family.
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Three NI schools have settled claims against them and offered apologies after they each refused to accept a disabled child as a pupil.Read the full story ›
One of the most distinguished academics in the Irish language field has been honoured by Ulster University, in a special graduation ceremony at his care home.
Retired priest Father Harry Coyle, aged 77, taught Irish in Dungannon for decades and has published dozens of books.
Now, as he recovers from a period of illness and enjoys his retirement at Moneymore Care Home, close friends and former colleagues have joined him to see his service to education recognised.
Students are set to join those showing support for calls for an Irish language act by attending a major rally in Belfast on Saturday.Read the full story ›
A US cyber security firm is creating 120 jobs with the opening of a new cyber security centre in Belfast.Read the full story ›
It has emerged that a boy risked his own life to try and save his sister when they were hit by a car after getting off a school bus.Read the full story ›
Northern Ireland striker and Bangor hero Josh Magennis has been honoured with a mural just yards from his boyhood home.Read the full story ›
A new financial services centre operated by educational company Pearson is expected to create hundreds of jobs in Belfast.Read the full story ›