Teachers at a western Sydney school have spoken out about how some students are making death threats against staff and bringing knives and drugs to school.
Under a raft of Victorian Education Department changes, top executives will be rotated within the department to avoid forming cosy bonds, and principals and councils will receive better training.
Sending the debt collectors after parents to collect money for a service they should be receiving free from the state is unfair, says the AEU’s David Smith.
Police responded to 377 drug-related incidents in schools last year, according to the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research.
Parents are outraged after learning their students were taken on a field trip to an adult novelty store.
Former Education Department senior official, Nino Napoli, has admitted to misusing thousands of dollars of state school funds.