Larger families and those on low incomes are being disadvantaged by the way many public schools arrange their annual ‘book-packs’.
The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations says that schools and the Education Directorate need to better consider family finances and the quality of items when entering into contracts for the bundles of school supplies parents are asked to purchase each year.
The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations – the peak body for Canberra’s public school parents – questions whether today’s budget does enough to cater for a growing student population
The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations (Council), as the peak body for public school P&C Associations, welcomes the ACT Safe and Inclusive Schools Initiative.
This week, it's not only Canberra’s school kids heading for their first day back – parents are also gearing up to step back into their school volunteer roles after a well-earned break.