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Education funding: private v public

April 2004 - Education funding: private v publicWhen the Prime Minister criticised state schools for lacking values, some suggested he was justifying increased spending on private schools. But this raises questions about what we get for each education dollar. Does "elite" education cost more? Would we be better off if everyone had a degree? Where does the optimum balance between private and public education funding lie?

Non-government schools get many subsidies as well as public funding
by David Giblin - 28/04/2004
Funding according to need is the key to ending inequity in schools
by Brian Caldwell - 26/04/2004 - 1 comment
Private education gives Australian families the power of choice
by Brendan Nelson - 20/04/2004
Private-school education: 'the revolt of the rich' and unegalitarian
by Frank Moorhouse - 19/04/2004
Government funding should encourage private schools, not penalise them
by Bill Daniels - 12/04/2004
Church Schools must provide more than basic literacy and numeracy
by Phillip Aspinall - 12/04/2004
Is technology making education an impure public good?
by Sam Vaknin - 12/04/2004
Beyond political rhetoric: the research on what makes a school good
by Geoff Masters - 5/04/2004
Don't be fooled - public education is disadvantaged from the start
by Neil McCrossin - 5/04/2004
Non-government schools are good for democracy in Australia
by Lyndal Wilson - 5/04/2004

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