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It’s time to give a Gonski for kids

Thursday, 23rd May, 2013

By Maureen Clark, President of the Barrier Teachers Association

Today is Public Education Day and we can celebrate it with a degree of mixed feelings.

The Federal Government has finally endorsed the Gonski review of Australian education which recommends giving more money to those schools that most need it. Commonsense surely, you might say.

Not since Gough Whitlam has an Australian government recognised the importance of education for all, regardless of health, wealth or postcode.

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