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Taxation Exemptions: Expenditures In Favour Of The Rich

Press Release 500

The Australian Education Debate is top-heavy with facts, figures, testing procedures and statistics.
Yet there is a crucial figure that is constantly left out of the private school funding equation: taxation expenditures which generally go by the name of taxation exemptions.
Julia Gillard is looking for at least $4 billion for Australian public schools. Perhaps she should be looking at the non-for profit profiteering sector to find it.

Finnish Education Proves Public Education Can Be an Entitlement for All

Press Release 491

Finland has repeatedly rated near the top in international rankings based on science, mathematics and literacy. Sydney teacher Katrina Kemp visited the country to learn why.

Acacia College Goes to the Wall: Market Fails both Parents and Students

Press Release 490

The Melton Mowbray College and Mernda Acacia College closures are proof of the failure of the ‘market’ to educate children. The State Government has failed to provide sufficient State secondary facilities in these growing areas, leaving it to the so-called ’independent’ sector.


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