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Politics

Politics

Labor Promises Free Tampons, Pads In Schools

1 min read

All Victorian state schools will have free pads and tampons in female, unisex and accessible bathrooms under a re-elected Labor government.

World

World

Five-Year-Old Boy Applies For School With 15-Page Resume

2 min read

He may be just five-years-old, but this boy has already achieved more than most of us will in a lifetime.

National

National

Melbourne Cafe Blindsided By Negative Reviews After Year 12 Exam Question

2 min read

Dozens of students have flooded the social media pages of a local cafe with bad reviews.

Tech

Tech

Do We Need To Learn Other Languages When Tech Can Do The Work For Us?

3 min read

As technologists get closer to a product that can translate conversations in real-time, ten daily examines just how much could be lost in translation.

Good News

Good News

Kindy Kids Learn To Sign 'Happy Birthday' For School's Hard Of Hearing Custodian

1 min read

The song was caught on video -- and so was the man's heartwarming reaction.

Updated

Updated

Multiple People Stabbed With Syringe In High School 'Prank'

1 min read

Eight people have been injured in a syringe stabbing at a Sydney high school.

Politics

Politics

Time Running Out For Gay Student Laws

1 min read

Laws protecting gay students from discrimination at religious schools may be introduced on Thursday, but negotiations are still under way between the government and Labor.

National

National

Words Of Wisdom To Year 12 Students, From Former Grads Who Are Thriving

3 min read

When William Clifton-Andrews was in the thick of his HSC, life was happening outside the exam room. 

National

National

ADHD Diagnosis More Likely For Younger Children In Classroom: Report

2 min read

Researchers have warned of the dangers of labelling after an international study found the youngest children in classrooms are more likely to be 'diagnosed' with ADHD.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Praise Be The Ban Of Gay Students From Religious Schools

5 min read

There is nothing I hold so dear as religious freedom.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Opera House Protest And Labor To Increase Public School Funding

4 min read

All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

Views

Views

Why I Broke My Daughter's Arm

3 min read

Before you reach for your phone to call child protection services, give me a moment to explain.

Good News

Good News

Schools Are Opening Their Playgrounds These Holidays

6 min read

A record 183 government schools across NSW will open up their playgrounds, ovals, and sports courts to their local communities to use these school holidays.

Good News

Good News

This Aussie School is Giving Cars To Refugees

2 min read

While most students dread assignments, Shaun Halden's automotive technology class can't wait to get into their major project.

National

National

Year 5 Student Attempted Suicide Over NAPLAN Test Stress, Principal Says

2 min read

A year 5 student walked out of his NAPLAN test and attempted suicide, his school principal says.

National

National

Students Experiencing 'Worrying' Levels Of Stress

3 min read

Walking into senior school, Liam Maher had a pretty clear expectation of where he saw himself at the end of Year 12. 

Exclusive

Exclusive

The Phone Call Every Parent Dreads

2 min read

Parents fight back tears as they tell of their nightmare journey back from a holiday, not knowing if their son would live or die.

National

National

School Kicks Uber Eats Off The Playground, Literally

2 min read

An Australian school has been forced to crack down on kids ordering Uber Eats directly to the school.

National

National

'Unhealthy' Lunchbox: Why Was This Mother Shamed?

2 min read

The school deemed the food 'unhealthy' and would not let her child eat it.

National

National

School Suspension Linked To Problems Later In Life

3 min read

Young students are often being suspended for "disruptive" rather than extreme behaviours, according to new research.

World

World

US School Reinstating Paddling To Punish Students

2 min read

"In this school, we take discipline very seriously."

National

National

Staff Used Epipen After Student Was Punched

2 min read

Emergency crews found the boy had "flat-lined".

News

News

School Officer Tasers Sleeping Student To Wake Him Up

1 min read

Yep. You read that correctly.

Politics

Politics

Turnbull Was Days From Fixing Schools Funding Mess Before Being Axed

2 min read

"What we're seeing is the government leaking on itself"

Daniel Steele

Daniel Steele

Why NAPLAN Ticks The Boxes For Students And Teachers

5 min read

It’s around this point of the year that discussions around NAPLAN, the problem with our education system and the sufferances of teachers come to light.

Tech

Tech

These Robots Are Helping Sick Kids Stay In School

2 min read

More than 6000 children in Australia miss out on school due to illness or injury.

Fleur Morrison

Fleur Morrison

The Busy Parents’ Guide To Book Week

6 min read

This is a community service announcement for parents of children in primary school: Children’s Book Week is just a few days away.

Views

Views

I’m So Glad Social Media Didn’t Exist When I Was A Teen

4 min read

If social media had been around in the '80s all the dumb things I did in my youth would be alive and kicking today.

Good News

Good News

School Makes Huge On-Field Heart For Injured Student

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Classmates' remarkable message of support for friend injured in rugby tackle.

Views

Views

It's Way Too Easy For Hackers To Watch Your Kids Online At School

3 min read

As a parent, it scares me to think that someone might be watching my kids at school. Waiting. Scanning. 

Good News

Good News

Schoolkids Build Solar Lights For Overseas Students

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"I’m very privileged that I get to give them a solar light and make a big difference in their world"

News

News

Wearing The Pants: State Amends NSW School Uniform Policy

1 min read

Girls attending public schools across NSW will have the option to wear pants or shorts instead of skirts to school under new plans announced today by the State Government.

Good News

Good News

Mum Leaps Into Action When Daughter Freezes On Stage

1 min read

A heartwarming moment went viral after a 10-year-old girl became frozen with stage fright at her school talent show.

Crime

Crime

Primary School Teacher Charged With Assault

1 min read

Police say they arrested the woman after speaking to students and staff at a primary school in Sydney's south-west.

National

National

Teenager Fighting For Life After School Camp Accident

1 min read

A Year 9 student suffered critical injuries after getting entangled in a ropes course during a school camp.

World

World

Texas School Shooter 'Non-Emotional', Says Lawyer, As Motive Sought

2 min read

Family of 17-year-old alleged gunman say they are 'as shocked as anyone else'.

World

World

Santa Fe Students Had Recent Active Shooter Drill

1 min read

'Get In The Corner, We've Done This Before.'

News

News

Reports Of Second Shooting, Near U.S. School

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Reports of a shooting near a U.S. high school in Georgia.

National

National

Exclusive: School Sold Off Amid Avalanche Of Enrolments

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The 60-year-old building will be knocked down and rezoned into apartment blocks.