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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.

  • by Pallavi Singhal

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Congestion drives Sydney students to boarding school
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Congestion drives Sydney students to boarding school

More and more students are going to boarding school in their own city.

  • by Jordan Baker
Teen rugby player suffers serious spinal injuries during training
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Teen rugby player suffers serious spinal injuries during training

Injured rugby player Alex Noble, a year 10 student from Saint Ignatius' College Riverview, is on a ventilator and it's feared he may not walk again.

  • by Julie Power
Talks on LGBTI students broke down over plans to allow 'indirect discrimination'
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Talks on LGBTI students broke down over plans to allow 'indirect discrimination'

Scott Morrison has insisted on bipartisan agreement to pass laws ending schools' right to discriminate.

  • by Michael Koziol
Government fails to meet deadline on laws to end discrimination against LGBTI students
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Government fails to meet deadline on laws to end discrimination against LGBTI students

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said he wanted the matter addressed in this parliamentary fortnight, which ends Thursday.

  • by Michael Koziol
Coalition MPs angry about being kept in the dark on 'gay students' law
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Coalition MPs angry about being kept in the dark on 'gay students' law

A stoush is brewing in the Coalition over plans to strip religious schools of the right to discriminate against LGBTI students.

  • by Michael Koziol
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'House Mothers' to watch over students at sex scandal school
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'House Mothers' to watch over students at sex scandal school

A NSW private school involved in a sex scandal involving a young female staff member has introduced 'House Mothers' to watch over its male boarders.

  • by Angus Thompson
'Unjust': Principals say schools still left behind under revised bus network
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'Unjust': Principals say schools still left behind under revised bus network

Fourteen-year-old Anna, who has Down syndrome, doesn't know how she will get to school next year after her bus was cut in the final plans.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Dave Sharma tells Scott Morrison to strip schools of their right to fire gay teachers
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Dave Sharma tells Scott Morrison to strip schools of their right to fire gay teachers

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg said there was no room for discrimination against teachers and current laws were not "right".

  • by Michael Koziol
Christian Porter urges states to outlaw LGBTI discrimination in religious schools
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Christian Porter urges states to outlaw LGBTI discrimination in religious schools

The federal government is pushing to end confusion and anger over loopholes allowing schools to expel gay students.

  • by Fergus Hunter
Drought scholarships, fee relief, fewer enrolments at private schools

Drought scholarships, fee relief, fewer enrolments at private schools

Sydney schools with rural boarders are closer to the plight of drought-affected parts of the state than geography might suggest.

  • by Mal Chenu