Guy RundleJun 23, 201756 Comments
That some teachers have to devote most of their attention to children with serious behaviour management issues is hardly news to anyone with a child in school, but there’s a curious veil of silence drawn across it.
Bernard KeaneJun 22, 201720 Comments
Pauline Hanson has long regarded Australians with disabilities as a problem for the rest of us, an old document shows.
Bernard KeaneJun 22, 201715 Comments
The purists and rent-seekers won't like it but the Turnbull government has produced a decent economic reform with its Gonski victory in the Senate.
CrikeyJun 22, 20173 Comments
Under a deal made with Hanson's One Nation, the revised Gonski legislation will ban boys from attending school between the ages of four and 18, at Malcolm Roberts' request.
Josh TaylorJun 21, 20178 Comments
Catholic schools, like all industry stakeholders, know that sometimes the best way to get a message across to politicians is to use former politicians.
Bernard KeaneJun 20, 201715 Comments
The government needs to wrap up its Gonski package this week or face a difficult winter as internal recriminations build.
Jun 14, 20172 Comments
Memo to the Coalition: Australians want the government to spend more, not less, on social services, writes research economist Warwick Smith.
Jun 7, 20171 Comment
If Australia wants to achieve strong second language proficiency, it should consider adopting a mandatory approach, says freelance writer Nick Rodway.
Bernard KeaneMay 26, 20179 Comments
Labor is being deeply cynical in its ongoing attacks on the government over school funding. But it's unlikely to lose it any votes.
Bernard KeaneMay 5, 201713 Comments
The complaints from Catholic schools that their big rise in Gonski 2.0 funding isn't as much as government schools is simply rentseeking, and nothing to do with the great debates of the past.