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The ACT Council of Parents and Citizen Associations, in partnership with the ACT Education Directorate, is calling on parents to have their say on ways to address violence in schools.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations – the peak body for Canberra’s public school parents – sees today’s budget as a mixed bag for the Territory’s public schools.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizen Associations - the peak body for public school parent associations - has partnered with the ACT Education Directorate in a project which aims to address violence in schools.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations, which represents ACT public school parents, believes that student safety is being jeopardised at some schools by inadequacies in the new bus network.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations (Council) welcomes the move away from religious chaplains in ACT public schools. The Council, which represents parents at the Territory’s public schools, recognises that ACT schools must be secular and that the real need is for qualified mental health professionals in our schools.

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