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Gonski 2.0: bang for buck or “a shambles”?

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As education minister Simon Birmingham speaks of “fair, needs-based, sector-blind funding” and repeats his mantra; “no special deals”, Catholic schools declare war, states are up in arms, and schools revolt. Meanwhile, the government says it's perfect. What's real?

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Federal Budget: what’s changing in education?

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Funding for schools will increase by $18.6 billion over the next decade, but there are winners and losers. The Catholic Schools are set to lose substantial funding and a list of 24 elite independent schools will also take a funding hit. Read on for a summary of the 2017 education budget.

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AEU ‘gives a Gonski’: the battle continues

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The Australian Education Union (AEU) has released an intention to continue its campaign for the full six years of Gonski funding, building on the gains made during the Federal Election campaign. Members of the union vow that 'they give a Gonski' and will fight Malcolm Turnbull’s plans to scrap Gonski after 2017.

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