Making news this week, former students sue the education department, new schools are announced and the HSC exams begin.
From today, 77,000 NSW high school students will pile into halls and classrooms around the state to sit their first HSC exam.
Principals are concerned that new changes to the HSC could cause more harm than good.
The Federal Government says it does not need the approval of the States to implement its school funding reforms.
The future of Gonski funding hangs in the balance as education ministers meet in Adelaide today.
A state MP says the Safe Schools program is an attempt to “socially engineer a generation of vulnerable young children”.