School budgets thrown into chaos on last day of school year

The State School Teachers’ Union is outraged that school budgets have been thrown into chaos on the last day of the school year.

School leaders received an email from the Department of Education this morning informing them of significant changes to their transition funding as a result of the move to the Student Centred Funding Model.

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Call for education funding to be restored in mid-year economic review

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The Education Alliance said the upcoming Mid Year Economic Review was an opportunity for the Barnett Government to show it would listen to the community and restore funding to education.

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New data shows 90% of students worse off in 2015, than 2013.

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New figures reveal 90 per cent of WA public school students will be worse off as a result of the State Governments education funding cuts.

Figures provided by the government have been used to compare the 2015 expenditure per student (based on enrolment projections) with the 2013 expenditure per student, which was when the funding cuts were announced.

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