Plan may cost schools millions
8 April 2012
Sunday Telegraph – Page 24 in Local Section.
THE NSW government plans to deny schools millions of dollars in school bank account interest used to buy equipment and classroom resources, but haven’t yet told principals and parents.
Despite moves by the state government to give schools greater control of their budget and finances, school bank accounts will be controlled by the NSW Department of Education from October this year.
 Wealth key to school success ANALYSIS REVEALS CHILDREN FROM WELL-HEELED HOMES GET AHEAD IN EDUCATION
JUSTINE FERRARI, NATIONAL EDUCATION CORRESPONDENT
7 April 2012
The Australian – Page 1 in Local Section.
FAMILY and money are the most influential factors in a child’s success at school, with elite independent and government schools serving students from well-off and well-educated backgrounds dominating the list of the nation’s highest achievers.