At one school, parents says there are 60 girls to a toilet and children access the playground in shifts.
Emily Baker Students from both Canberra universities earned a wage above the national median starting salary of $56,000.
Pallavi Singhal Year 12 students who fail to meet the state government's new literacy and numeracy standard and do not receive their HSC will still be able to get an ATAR and go to university, the body responsible for admissions has confirmed.
Alexandra Smith More than 100 teachers at the elite Sydney girls' school, Kambala, signed a motion of no confidence in the former principal, Debra Kelliher.
Kelsey Munro The government has rejected the recommendations of an independent report into scripture teaching in the state's schools which would have forced providers to track student enrolment numbers and let students who opt out get on with their regular class work during scripture class time.
Pallavi Singhal The phonics check will be based on the UK model of a 5-7 minute test in which students are asked to read aloud 40 real and made-up words.
Alexandra Smith The principal of Kambala School has resigned after parents and teachers mounted a campaign to have her removed.
Pallavi Singhal As Alison Boston begins the hunt for a school for her four-year-old daughter Sadie, she knows one thing: she won't choose one that forces girls to wear skirts or dresses.
Pallavi Singhal Mass brawls each week and teachers refusing to set foot in parts of the playground were common at Bass Hill Public School.