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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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Expert panel to progress year one phonics test

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The Turnbull Government has announced an expert group of principals, teachers, speech specialists, academics and researchers will progress the staged implementation of a nation-wide phonics assessment and the development of a numeracy check.

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