New patronage model proposed for primary schools

Partnership would give Catholic Church and State joint control over school management

Fr Michael Drumm, chair of the Catholic Schools Partnership. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Fr Michael Drumm, chair of the Catholic Schools Partnership. File photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A new model of school patronage at primary-level has been proposed.

The model would see the Catholic Church and State management boards control schools under a partnership agreement.

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