Public school parents are worried that the ACT education budget will be left short-changed after a Federal preschool subsidy scheme has been restructured.
An alarming majority of parents consider roads around ACT schools unsafe, regard traffic volumes as unmanageable, and find parking, pick-up and set-down at school difficult. These are the disturbing results of a survey of over 1000 public school parents conducted by the ACT Council of P&C Associations.
The ACT Council of P&C Associations – the peak representative body for ACT public school parents - is calling upon the ACT Government to match the Federal Government’s $180 000 chaplaincy money with funds for secular counsellors.
The ACT Council of P&C Associations (Council) can see no need for a major overhaul of the Australian Curriculum and is satisfied with the curriculum as it is being implemented in our schools.
The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations welcomes the judgement handed down by the High Court of Australia in relation to Ronald Williams v Commonwealth Of Australia & ORS (2014).