A satirical look at school funding

Columnist Julie Szego takes a satirical look at school funding in today’s Age. Here’s a brief sample: I think if anyone should feel pressured to pay for things like photocopying it ought to be governments given their stated commitment to a “world-class public education system”. Did I say something funny? Read the full article

School refusal

The Age reported today on increasing rates of ‘school refusal’. According to the article, “The rate of school refusal in Victoria grew by 50 per cent in the three years to 2021, with almost 12,000 students in government schools – about 2 per cent – officially absent in the second year of the pandemic… School […]