I think we are all rather anxious about the outcome of the Gonski Review. It is hard to argue that there is not something wrong with existing formulae, but what should replace it? The centrality of public education needs to be maintained, but the flight from public education has been driven by the failings of public education systems. A quandary.

Private schools say Gonski studies wrong, prejudiced
Andrew Stevenson EDUCATION EDITOR edu@smh.com.au
The Sydney Morning Herald
5 Oct 2011

THE private school sector has criticised the quality and assumptions of the key research projects commissioned by the Gonski review of education, while questioning the independence and accuracy of the work. In their final submissions to the review of…read more…