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State Examinations.

Dáil Éireann Debate, Thursday - 11 March 2010

Thursday, 11 March 2010

Ceisteanna (215)

James Bannon

Ceist:

214 Deputy James Bannon asked the Minister for Education and Science the reason a person (details supplied) in County Longford who is sitting their leaving certificate in 2010 has been refused a reader and scribe for all their examinations; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [12121/10]

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Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Minister for Education and Science)

The State Examinations Commission has statutory responsibility for operational matters relating to the certificate examinations including organising the holding of examinations and determining procedures in places where examinations are conducted including the supervision of examinations. I can inform the Deputy that the Commission operates a scheme of Reasonable Accommodations in the Certificate examinations. Applications for such accommodations are submitted by schools on behalf of their students. In view of this I have forwarded your query to the State Examinations Commission for direct reply to you.

Question No. 215 answered with Question No. 213.
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