Opinion

Government needs to do more to help disadvantaged students

By Toni Wren
Updated January 30 2023 - 6:55am, first published 5:30am
One in six Australian children, or five students in a classroom of 30, are growing up in poverty. Picture Getty
One in six Australian children, or five students in a classroom of 30, are growing up in poverty. Picture Getty

The scathing Productivity Commission report into School Reforms shows that much more needs to be done for students experiencing disadvantage - who are three times more likely to fall behind than other students.

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