Morrison defends $1.2bn 'slush fund' for Catholic and independent schools

Morrison defends $1.2bn 'slush fund' for Catholic and independent schools
 

Scott Morrison has defended a $1.2bn fund for Catholic and independent schools in the face of dissent by the New South Wales education minister and a warning from experts and Labor that it amounts to a “slush fund”.
Morrison told ABC’s AM on Friday that the fund would help “drought-affected areas” and “Catholic schools in less fortunate areas”, suggesting it would top up funding after “the Catholic system makes its decision about how it spreads its resources”.
On Thursday Morrison and the education minister, Dan Tehan, unveiled a package of $4.6bn over 10 years earmarked for Catholic and... read more

 
21 September 2018 in World News, Views: 66
Source: Guardian
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