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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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