A former education minister lists the top five questions he says parents need to ask when meeting their child's teachers. We've asked two teachers to take a look and give their own assessment of the list.
Parents and teachers say the Queensland Government's policy on air-conditioning in state schools is unfair, disadvantaging some students based on their postcode, or socio-economic background.
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.