Schoolbags can be stood on, dropped, thrown, ridden over on a bike, flung out a window. Set on fire. The possibilities are endless. Chances are these days there will be an ipad or tablet in the bag.
Eryk Bagshaw, Ben Langford, Michael McGowan Regional NSW universities are admitting more than 70 per cent of students who have not scored the minimum marks required to get into courses such as business and law, new data reveals
Eryk Bagshaw Of the 6000 students who are offered a university place with an ATAR below 50, less than 20 per cent graduate. And taxpayers are footing the bill to the tune of $7bn.
Noel Towell, Eryk Bagshaw, Ben Langford and Michael McGowan But some course almost filled with school leavers who have not made the official cut.
Matthew Knott One billion dollars in extra funding would flow to Victorian schools over two years under Labor's plan to fund the full six years of the Gonski school funding deals.
Joseph Hinchliffe VIC: More than 100 students rewarded for volunteering with early admissions.
Phoebe Moloney The first week back at school is fraught with challenges for young children with anxiety.
Eryk Bagshaw and Emma Macdonald University chiefs are publicly condemning the ATAR system amid an outcry that many students in NSW were being admitted to study without meeting the academic requirements in any case.
Eryk Bagshaw UNSW's Vice-Chancellor Ian Jacobs said NSW should move away from the ATAR as the only measurement of academic success as quickly as possible.
A man is in a critical condition after being hit by a car at Villawood on Sunday.
Two Sydney Trains staff say they have suffered electric shocks on the new South West Rail Link, prompting ...