It didn't quite reach the absurdity of Lewis Carroll’s Wonderland. But the sight of 75 primary school girls dressed as Alice stampeding through inner-city laneways was surreal enough to snap passing commuters from their morning stupor.
The co-chairman of the federal government's national curriculum review has disassociated himself from comments by his fellow co-chairman, Kevin Donnelly, supporting corporal punishment in schools.
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There was so much interest in learning Latin at Haberfield Public School that when the idea was first mooted with parents last term, more than 160 students put their hands up, far more than the three classes the school could accommodate.
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The state’s teachers spent almost $2000 each out of their own pockets to pay for school expenses last year.
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When you calculate the sheer maths of the challenge confronting him last week, the odds of Alex Gunning finishing on top were almost unfathomable.
The co-chair of the Abbott government's national curriculum review has publicly disassociated himself from comments by his fellow co-chair, Kevin Donnelly, supporting corporal punishment in schools.
ACT educators have condemned Kevin Donnelly's endorsement of corporal punishment, saying the expert was "out of step" and "beyond credibility".