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No Free School Lunch, Say Critics

Members of the Independence Party in the Fjarðarbyggð municipality in East Iceland have been critical of a recent initiative to provide free hot lunches for all schoolchildren.


Teachers Sign Wage Contract

The negotiating committees of the Association of Teachers in Primary and Lower Secondary Schools and the Icelandic Association of Local Authorities reached an agreement last night.


Teachers Leave Work Early

Grade school teachers all over Iceland left work early yesterday to attend meetings to show solidarity in their fight for higher pay.

Reykjavík Schools to Receive Added Funding

Responding to concerns about the state of the city’s pre- and grade schools, the City of Reykjavík voted today to allocate ISK 920 million (USD 8 million, EUR 7.1 million) to various parts of the schools’ operation.


Teen Bullying Attack Film Released on Internet

A vicious physical attack on a teenage girl in Reykjavík was filmed and released on social media. The nation is outraged and police are investigating. The girl’s father says she has been the victim of nasty bullying for quite some time.