Simon Doyle, Education Correspondent 450 words
Publication date: 17 September 2009 Source: The Irish News
Page: Pg. 11 (c) 2009, The Irish News Ltd. All Rights reserved.
Entries for new 11-plus tests are continuing to pour in with some schools already indicating they will have more children sitting the papers than they have places available.
Tomorrow is the deadline for parents to register their children for either, or both, of the new grammar school entrance exams.
There is no longer a state-sponsored 11-plus and education minister Caitriona Ruane has asked that all post-primary schools operate non-academic admissions criteria only.
However, grammar schools are planning to defy …