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Government slams opposition over school funding threat

Opposition education spokesman Christopher Pyne said last week if Labor did anything to undermine non-government school funding "we will dismantle (it)". Mr Pyne wants the government to extend the existing school funding model for two years. It's due to expire at the end of 2013. School education parliamentary ...

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COAG releases report on indigenous disadvantage

The proportion of indigenous children dying each year is falling, but remains double the rate of other Australians. The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) last week reported on progress made in reducing the health, education and employment disadvantages experienced by indigenous Australians. ...

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Indigienous education measures criticised

Poor-performing schools are the main reason indigenous students don't reach minimum education standards, a new report says. The report on indigenous education from the Centre of Independent Studies released yesterday says much is made of the fact a majority of ...

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