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Education reporter at The Sydney Morning Herald

'How could my son go blind in school?': Sydney mother's shock at incident response

'How could my son go blind in school?': Sydney mother's shock at incident response

A year 7 student at a top Sydney public school is fighting to regain his eyesight, three weeks after hot solder got into his eye in a metalwork class. 

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Fatal truck crash leaves Picton Road closed at morning peak

Fatal truck crash leaves Picton Road closed at morning peak

One truck driver has died and another was trapped in the wreckage for 90 minutes after two trucks collided at Wilton on Wednesday morning.

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Sydney University launches $6.5 million Global Mathematics Institute

Sydney University launches $6.5 million Global Mathematics Institute

Jacqui Ramagge says she'll know there has been a necessary cultural shift when we have a mathematical insult in Australia.

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HSC exams end and life after school looms for 70,000 students

HSC exams end and life after school looms for 70,000 students

More than 4000 year 12 students sat the drama exam on Friday afternoon, marking the end of this year's HSC.

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Finalists announced for 2019 NSW Australian of the Year Awards

Finalists announced for 2019 NSW Australian of the Year Awards

A Paralympian, a leading cancer researcher, a retired teacher and an investigative journalist are among the finalists for the 2019 NSW Australian of the Year Awards.

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Three HSC students escorted to exams while under investigation for sex assault

Three HSC students escorted to exams while under investigation for sex assault

The year 12 students allegedly sexually assaulted a male year 10 student at their school in Sydney's west.

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Schools' letter misinterpreted as homophobic, Anglican Archbishop says

Schools' letter misinterpreted as homophobic, Anglican Archbishop says

The Anglican Archbishop of Sydney says his schools did not ask for and do not want exemptions from the Sex Discrimination Act but are seeking "a positive right to religious freedom".

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Sexting now viewed as social norm among teenagers, researcher warns

Sexting now viewed as social norm among teenagers, researcher warns

Children as young as 13 think all their friends are sexting and nearly 40 per cent of them say they actually are.

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'More confident': How the 2018 HSC physics exam compared with previous years

'More confident': How the 2018 HSC physics exam compared with previous years

Two students give their verdict on the exam for the most male-dominated science subject.

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Quarter of high school teachers say they are bullied

Quarter of high school teachers say they are bullied

Nearly a quarter of high school teachers in NSW public schools say they have been bullied in the past year and more have seen a bullying incident in that time.

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Hundreds of drivers caught using mobile phones in school zones

Hundreds of drivers caught using mobile phones in school zones

Fewer than 50 per cent of drivers comply with the 40 kilometres per speed limit in school zones and hundreds have been caught using mobile phones near schools.

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