Public primary schools in NSW will enforce a mobile phone ban from next year and high schools will have the option of signing up to the crackdown after a State Government review finds the devices lead to online bullying and distraction.
Labor has pledged borrow big and spend large, with a swag of major infrastructure projects set to start in their second term of government.
If you see children performing at concerts you will probably also see a pack of proud parents capturing the moment on their smartphones, and they are probably all breaking the law.
Parents "should plan now" for South Australia's first teachers' strike in a decade, the Australian Education Union says, however the State Government says it is increasing funding to schools already.
School-aged children using Opal cards will receive free access to public transport under a future Labor government, the new Opposition leader Michael Daley announces as his first major policy.
Students who completed NAPLAN reading and spelling online were disadvantaged compared with those who sat the traditional pen-and-paper tests, a new document reveals.
The number of Queensland Prep students being suspended or expelled almost doubles in four years, with experts and parents warning the problem of schoolyard bullying is exploding among the state's youngest students.
Daily bus commutes of 170km will soon end for the country kids living in Pooncarie, NSW as the town's school is set to reopen after a six-year "recess".
Kids who go to school without lunch are no longer going hungry thanks to the contribution of a class of young mums who have gone back to school after having babies.