Despite a Federal Court order to release $5.2m to Australia’s largest Islamic school, the Federal Government now says it may delay payment.
A Federal Court judge says he fears that taxpayer money could be “going down the drain” if funding is restored to the nation’s largest Islamic school.
Private schools have hit out at an analysis of MySchool data which claims that funding to private schools is double that given to public schools.
A week after the Coalition revealed that extra school funds would be contingent on literacy and numeracy checks, Labor says its funding plan is also conditional.
The Australian Education Union (AEU) claims the Prime Minister’s education plan all but confirms he has abandoned the Gonski agreement.
A beleaguered Islamic school at risk of closing down has been granted a last-minute reprieve by an appeals tribunal.