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Teachers boycott nuclear sub challenge in schools

There's growing momentum among teaching unions to boycott a government-backed challenge tasking high school students to design a nuclear-powered propulsion system. The Nuclear-powered Submarine Propulsion Challenge, launched by Deputy Chief of Navy Rear Admiral Jonathon Earley in June, seeks to ...

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Schools face major cuts

As long as current arrangement in school funding across Australia remains, significant funding opportunities may slip, the Australian Education Union said. AEU federal president Angelo Gavrielatos said the new federal government figures showed schools would lose up to $5.4 billion ...

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Putting a price on private

Critics of independent schools say fees have risen too much over the past decade but supporters argue that they match CPI increases and are essential for basic operations. The past decade has been nothing short of turbulent in economic terms. ...

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