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The highs and lows of vertical schools

Overcrowding in our major cities has prompted shrill warnings from politicians. Melbourne, which has been designated the fastest growing city in the southern hemisphere, has drawn particular concern. "We have to play catch-up on essential infrastructure," Lord Mayor Sally Capp said ...

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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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NSW scraps link between NAPLAN and HSC

The Independent Education Union of Australia (IEUA) has “cautiously welcomed” a decision to scrap plans that would link NAPLAN results with qualifying for the HSC. NSW education minister Rob Stokes today announced the contentious plan would not go ahead, after ...

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