The state's brightest young women outshone their male peers at the pinnacle of HSC achievement this year, taking home almost two-thirds of the top trophies.
Out of the 60 most advantaged schools in the state, public schools scored above 90 in 38 per cent of their exams, on average, while the rate was 26 per cent in private schools.
Dwindling enrolments almost closed Ultimo Primary School more than 20 years ago but instead of families fleeing to the suburbs, the inner city.
Is ti nature of nurture that leads to academic achievement? The debate is far from over.
A talking calculator and a team approach are making maths easier for students with Down syndrome.
Students of east and south-east Asian background were the top-performing group in 10 of the 13 most popular courses on the 2013 Higher School Certificate honour roll, new research shows.
Putting a value on 12 years worth of work is difficult, but for thousands of Victorian school leavers, Monday's ATAR will do just that.
Australian students are spending more hours doing after-school homework, even as reports indicate they are falling behind in maths and reading.
NSW is unlikely to meet its target to have 90 per cent of young school leavers in further education, training or employment by 2020, the Auditor General's report shows.
For most Australian high school students, Harvard and Oxford universities exist only in Hollywood films, as places posh people go to study and where secret societies meet in dark rooms.