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How parents decide on a private school

As is the practice in some circles, Jessie has already private high school-shopped for her toddler. Her multi-ethnic three-year-old is advanced for her age, so Jessie knew she wanted to choose a school that embraced both multiculturalism and academic excellence. ...

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An alt-take on Morrison’s school funding announcement

Sector politics has long plagued school funding. But with the federal government's announcement of an extra $4.571 billion for independent schools, partisan outrage has peaked. There's even intra-party vexation. (Liberal) NSW Education Minster Rob Stokes told ABC Radio Sydney that it's "not fair" ...

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Independents better off under Gonski

The Association of Independent Schools in NSW has welcomed a $5 billion increase in funding to all schools in NSW over the next six years. Representatives from the AISNSW have met with officials from NSW and Australian government to discuss ...

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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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