public schools

Opinion: Yes some Australian private schools are overfunded – here’s why

October 5th, 2016

Associate Professor Laura Perry

In a co-authored piece for The Conversation, Associate Professor Laura Perry from Murdoch’s School of Education, examines Education Minister Simon Birmingham's recent claim that some private schools are 'overfunded'.

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Poorer students getting left behind

December 22nd, 2010

Research conducted by Murdoch University academics has shown that there is still a large gap in terms of academic achievement between students studying at schools in low socioeconomic status (SES) areas compared to high SES areas.

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