Chris Bonner: Education’s Social Division

Chris Bonnor is concerned that trend of more public spending on education shifting to private education is creating social and academic apartheid in our schools.  In his article  How to end apartheid in Australian schools”, in our recent book More Than Luck: Ideas Australia needs now, he argues that education is no longer considered a public good. Instead it’s more of a positional race to get our kids the best chance in life.

Read about the growing divide in our schools and listen to Chris Bonner’s in conversation with Phil Dobbie on BNET here.

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