NSW Public Education Party established. Data shows that private schools have the biggest funding increases AND the biggest decline in results. NSW Labor Party announces commitment to end under-funding of public schools. State School principals plead for voluntary parental contributions. 84% of public school teachers spend, per annum, an average of $883 and 90% of state primary school teachers spend an average of $1110 of their OWN money on school supplies. U.S. - In Oklahoma, out-of-state billionaires fund the voucher system lobby. Diane Ravitch receives death threats over her pro-public school stance on education! U.K. - Ministers and Unions dig in amid widespread strike action across the U.K.
Great State School of the week - Echuca Primary School a.k.a. 208
Jean Ely and Dale Bridge