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News brief December 10
 ACT schools fare poorly in teaching disadvantaged
By The Canberra Times
10 December 2013
Canberra Times - Page B004
ACT schools fare poorly in teaching disadvantaged
The least well-off need more care, write PHILIP ROBERTS and SIMON LEONARD.
The latest results from the Program for International Student
Assessment appear to show that Canberra continues to lead the nation in
education. Beyond the averages, however, the PISA report shows that
there is a significant connection between socio- economic status and
student outcomes, and that the ACT's position at the head of the
country is largely a result of Canberra also having the highest average
and least spread SES in the country.
Read more: News for 10.12.13
December 3 2013
 Qld Teachers Union demands Abbott Government 'stop the rot' on
schools funding deal
3 December 2013
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) News The Queensland Teachers Union (QTU) says the precise details of the
Federal Government's school funding deal are still unclear.
The Federal Government has backed down on its decision to axe Labor's
Gonski reforms, pledging now to fund the plan for four years.
November 30 2013
 EDUCATION Review trio join alliance to push Gonski funding model
By Gareth Hutchens
29 November 2013
Canberra Times - Page A004
HIGH FIVE: Bill Shorten, with Andrew Leigh and Gai Brodtmann, meets and
greets students at Ainslie Primary School on Thursday. Photo: ALEX
ELLINGHAUSEN By Gareth Hutchens
Review trio join alliance to push Gonski funding model