Private schools push for more Indigenous-only Australian schools

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Private schools have made a proposal to the Australian government to establish more Indigenous-only private schools.

The Association of Heads of Independent Schools of Australia is pushing the idea and if implemented will mean entirely Aboriginal student campuses will receive more taxpayer money to start up the schools.

But some education experts believe the funding model disadvantages students who attend public schools.

 

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