Advocates are concerned that with primary school enrolments of children with autism growing rapidly, high schools are not adequately prepared to accommodate children with specialist education needs.
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.
NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes blames the state's education standards authority for an error that resulted in the incorrect year published at the bottom of every student's HSC certificate.
In a bid to improve results in the classroom, Tanya Plibersek says a Labor government would restrict entry to the top 30 per cent of students if the education sector does not take action sooner.
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.
Indigenous kids make the life-altering journey from their communities to Australia's biggest cities to attend boarding school, but there are serious questions around the level of support the students are offered and how one major education fund is reporting dropout rates.
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.