Old boys from one of Sydney's most prestigious public schools say they are outraged and disgusted that the federal cabinet minister Scott Morrison will be a special guest at a fundraising event, warning it would be "an embarrassment" to the school to celebrate a man who has "so flagrantly disregarded human rights".
MATTHEW KELLY PHOTOS: UNIVERSITY of Newcastle students have joined their counterparts from across the country to rally against the federal government’s proposed deregulation of university fees.
ALEXANDRA SMITH ALMOST one in five students in NSW public schools should be getting specialist English language teaching support but 47,000 students are missing out each year, prompting education academics to warn that the state government is facing a crisis that will see already poor literacy rates worsen.
Lisa Visentin Two university students have been expelled and a further 70 from five of NSW's most prestigious universities could be suspended after being identified in connection with a widespread cheating scandal centred around an online essay writing company.
Emma Macdonald The University of Canberra's vice-chancellor believes a change of minister would be best for the higher-education sector, given the anger over Christopher Pyne's handling of the university-funding deregulation issue.
Nicky Phillips Research has found a child's early maths skill predicts their later achievement in the area, Nicky Phillips reports.
Alexandra Smith On one site there are 2000 students on land intended to accommodate just 450.
The NSW education minister warns the "most significant education reform in 30 years" could collapse after the Victorian government refused to commit to critical Gonski funding.