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If Sydney's not interested in the Ramsay vision, there is another way
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If Sydney's not interested in the Ramsay vision, there is another way

The Ramsay billions would be best employed setting up a completely new institution, the Shire University of Western Civilisation Excellence.

  • by Brian Pearns

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Victoria may go to the election without a school funding fix
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Victoria may go to the election without a school funding fix

Time is running out for the federal government to strike a school funding deal with the Victorian government before it enters caretaker mode ahead of the state election.

  • by Henrietta Cook
11 prep and year 1 students suspended from Queensland schools every day
Education

11 prep and year 1 students suspended from Queensland schools every day

Across the state, there were 1027 suspensions from prep classrooms and 1956 suspensions from year 1 classrooms.

  • by Alison Brown
'Easy' HSC subjects growing, one in four girls no longer doing maths
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'Easy' HSC subjects growing, one in four girls no longer doing maths

One in four girls are not taking any maths subjects in the HSC, compared to one in 10 boys, and enrolments are increasing fastest in the 'easiest' courses.

  • by Pallavi Singhal
'Case study in nepotism': principal ran school as own fiefdom, says report
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'Case study in nepotism': principal ran school as own fiefdom, says report

An Ombudsman's investigation has found a Victorian principal abused his position by employing relatives and channeling money to a company co-owned by his son.

  • by Henrietta Cook & William Vallely
Young need a lesson in how to party
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Young need a lesson in how to party

Muck-up day is almost upon us. It's an idea that goes back to the Middle Ages. The problem is the line between wit and witlessness is pretty blurry.

  • by Michael Jensen
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'The West at the expense of the Rest': Why Sydney should reject Ramsay
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'The West at the expense of the Rest': Why Sydney should reject Ramsay

The Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation threatens the core business of Sydney University.

  • by David Brophy
University of Queensland says it would consider Ramsay Centre course
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University of Queensland says it would consider Ramsay Centre course

Discussions about starting the controversial Western civilisation course at Sydney University continue, but the University of Queensland is also interested.

  • by Kylar Loussikian & Jordan Baker
Police called in as school scraps Montessori program
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Police called in as school scraps Montessori program

Dramatic scenes unfolded at Kingston Heath Primary School in Cheltenham on Friday after its Montessori program was scrapped

  • by Henrietta Cook
Queensland teacher accused of rape suspended from teaching
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Queensland teacher accused of rape suspended from teaching

Male teacher who used to be a police officer faces historical rape charges.

  • by Alison Brown
Education bosses tell schools to treat NAPLAN data with care
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Education bosses tell schools to treat NAPLAN data with care

The NSW Education Department has told schools to treat this year's controversial NAPLAN data "with care".

  • by Jordan Baker