Home schooling

Today Labor and the Greens voted together to defeat a motion moved by the Liberals Nationals, which supports home school families and parental choice. The motion moved by the Liberal Nationals sought to disallow contentious new regulations of the home school sector that take away...
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The Liberal Nationals move to protect parental choice

The Liberal Nationals have this week moved a motion in the Victorian Parliament seeking to disallow the Andrews Labor Government’s contentious changes to home schooling. Under the changes, the Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority can refuse registration for home...
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Education funding up but education outcomes down

These NAPLAN results show that whilst education funding is up, standards and outcomes are down. For the billions of extra dollars being spent on education we aren’t seeing any improvement in the quality of education our kids are receiving. These results also show that we need to...
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VAGO report on school payments

With billions of additional federal funding going into education, Daniel Andrews needs to make sure parents and taxpayers are getting the best value for money. Today’s report released by the Auditor-General shows that there is little oversight and consistency in schools correctly...
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Daniel Andrews should stop defending Roz Ward

Roz Ward’s latest reported comments claim: “It’s more like 40-50 per cent of young people who are not exclusively attracted to the opposite sex.  That’s how fluid sexuality is headed.” There remains significant question marks about the judgment of Daniel Andrews who repeatedly...
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School bans Richmond footballers

Every day there seems to be another example of our schools losing their way because of Daniel Andrews’ warped education focus. Today there are reports that four footballers from the Richmond Football Club were turned away on Tuesday from Syndal South Primary School in Mount...
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More Mother’s Day bans in schools

There are more reports today of Victorian schools banning Mother’s Day celebrations in a worrying trend of Daniel Andrews politicising our schools. Following on from yesterday’s reports about a Moonee Ponds primary school banning Mother’s Day celebrations, today it was revealed...
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School cancels Mother’s Day

Reports on 3AW’s morning program that the Moonee Ponds West Primary School will not be recognising Mother’s Day, and cancelling its annual stall, is yet another example of an education system losing its priorities under Daniel Andrews. In a recent newsletter to parents, the...
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Daniel Andrews fails home education families

Daniel Andrews’ budget fails to provide much needed assistance to home school families following his government’s announced reforms to the home education sector. Just before Christmas last year, the Andrews Labor Government released new regulations that would dramatically impact...
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Taxes up by 20% but no State money to improve education outcomes

Daniel Andrews has now announced ten new taxes with an overall tax increase of 20% but hasn’t found any money to improve education standards and outcomes. Daniel Andrews had a chance in today’s budget to show he’s more focused on outcomes by scrapping funding for the radical Safe...
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