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.
Labor is being deeply cynical in its ongoing attacks on the government over school funding. But it's unlikely to lose it any votes.
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.
No matter what its intention are on education funding, the Coalition can no longer be believed when it talks about public schools. It has turned this issue into a toxic mess for itself.
Turnbull pitches to those who can buy their kids a house, but Shorten is betting a lot on school funding. Former Labor member for Bennelong Maxine McKew gets the lay of the land.
The Coalition has performed yet another backflip on Gonski funding -- illustrating that when it comes to schools funding, it is incapable of a coherent position.
Crikey readers talk Christopher Pyne, and one remembers a limerick that's good on paper.
Amid all the doom and gloom of the newspaper industry (and there is plenty about), there is something of a Christmas miracle in Los Angeles: a new newspaper has been launched. Plus other media snippets.