One quarter of Aussie kids left behind by education system

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A quarter of Australian students aren’t completing high school. That’s the finding of a report released today by education policy think tank, the Mitchell Institute. The report has also shown that the gap between advantaged and disadvantaged students is not being adequately addressed by our current education system. With the Federal government failing to commit to the full six-year funding of the Gonski education reforms, industry analysts say this report confirms just how much it is needed.

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Monday, October 26 2015
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Featured in storyDr Sarah Glover - Director of the Mitchell Institute for Health and Education PolicyCorrena Haythorpe - Federal President of the Australian Education UnionChris Bonnor - Research Fellow of the Centre for Policy Development
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