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06 Oct 2022

Over 50 schools in Carlow have book rental schemes

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Carlow/Kilkenny TD Kathleen Funchion asked the Minister for Education and Skills the number of post-primary schools participating in the book rental scheme by county. 

In a written response, Minister Richard Bruton said: "My Department provides funding to schools to support the operation of school book rental schemes."

"The most recent figures available indicate that 95% of primary schools and 68% of post-primary schools operate a book rental scheme," he added. 

Minister Bruton provided a breakdown of the number of primary and post-primary schools per county that provide a School Book Rental Scheme based on the most recent figures available.

The data revealed that 44 Carlow primary schools have a scheme and ten Carlow secondary schools have a book rental scheme. 

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