A former education minister recently suggested Australian governments fully fund private primary schools, like Canada does. But a Canadian educational researcher says this isn't accurate.
There's no evidence that private schools produce better results than state schools for equivalent pupils.
The ABC’s Don’t Stop The Music looked at the benefit of music education in disadvantaged schools.
As comparisons are made between the finances of private and public schools, investment in a creative education for all should be prioritised.
Only 9% of people in the UK are privately educated, and yet they occupy an especially high share in positions of public influence.
The Supreme Court’s decision in the Trinity Lutheran case is blurring the lines between church and state.
The Trinity Lutheran case signals the Supreme Court's willingness to interpret separation of church and state as religious discrimination. What will this mean for the future of vouchers and school choice?
Should taxpayer dollars fund private education?
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As school choice advocates attempt to garner more widespread support for vouchers, a new kind of voucher system is growing: one that uses tax credits to subsidize private education.
Q&A panellists discuss equity and education on Monday, April 18, 2016.
Writer and social commentator Jane Caro told Q&A that Australia has one of the most unequal education systems in the OECD. Is that right?
Education Minister Christopher Pyne has distanced himself from the controversial proposals to withdraw federal funding from public schools, and means-test public school parents.
The leak of four reform proposals for Australian schooling has triggered panic and confusion across the country. But while at first glance the proposals may seem worrying, they need to be put in context.
Chilean President Michelle Bachelet has ceased funding private schools to ensure funds go to those who need it most. Why can’t Australia do the same?
Chile has ceased funding private schools to ensure funds go to those who need it most. Why can't Australia?