Last week's GAT, sat by 40,000 students, was not gender neutral. Quite the opposite.
They have the toughest job in school yet many principals report they aren't sufficiently prepared or supported.
Unpopular cuts in this week's state budget designed to pay for the $5 billion Gonski education deal would be unnecessary if the federal government started charging GST on more online shopping, according to NSW Treasurer Mike Baird.
More parents put life skills over bookwork, write Phillip Ly, Nicky Phillips, Amy McNeilage.
I was chatting to a couple of children at work the other day. Let's call them Joshua and Lilly. They are in kindergarten and, with two terms of ''big school'' under their belt, they know the lay of the land.
Albert Einstein's theory of relativity will be put to the test like never before, using dead stars and an instrument designed by Australian researchers.
The federal government has denied almost 500 Victorian schools would be worse off under funding reforms, insisting every school would receive its existing funding plus 3 per cent indexation a year as a 'bare minimum'.
The New South Wales government will closely examine the higher level of education funding offered to Western Australia to sign up for the Gonski reforms to determine whether it should also receive more money.
Monash University staff will push ahead with plans to withhold students' results.
Hundreds of thousands of children will be assessed when they start kindergarten to find out if they are at risk of falling behind and need extra help under the federal government's education reforms.