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Reform funding on needAugust 16, 2022
The proportion of students with higher needs in NSW public schools has grown significantly. In 2002, one in 25 students had a disability; now one in five students in metropolitan schools and more than one in three in remote schools are receiving an adjustment to their support due to disability.
Ensuring the highest quality public educationJuly 05, 2022
Delegates have endorsed a plan for Senior Officers to develop a campaign to build support for a new bilateral agreement, which will include enough funding to ensure all public schools are funded at 100 per cent of the Schooling Resource Standard (SRS).
Rorris illuminates government overfunding of private schoolsJuly 05, 2022
A new report authored by senior economist Adam Rorris has revealed the NSW Government is overfunding NSW private schools by almost $850 million, while choosing to underfund public schools by $2 billion every single year.
Coalition’s $10bn in sweeteners for private schools while public schools remain underfunded.April 28, 2022
The Coalition Government has shelled out more than $10 billion in special deals to private schools during its time in office while 99 per cent of public schools have gone underfunded, a new report has revealed.
Federal funding shortfall exposed at Principals’ ConferenceMarch 28, 2022
More than 250 public school principals gathered at Federation’s auditorium in Sydney on Friday, 24 March, to discuss education policy and hear about the shocking $1.35 billion funding shortfall for NSW public schools in 2022.
Core of Gonski is our nation’s futureFebruary 21, 2022
A decade on from Gonski, an architect of the reforms said the model can be refloated when political, business and industry leaders, the media and community understand the “hard-headed reason” behind the review – our national prosperity.
New federal campaign set to make public education funding a top election issueMarch 23, 2021
Teachers and principals have had enough of federal political parties failing to take their share of responsibility for public school funding and intend to make it a major issue at the next election, Federation President Angelo Gavrielatos said today.
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