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Too Much Violence in Our Schools

Education Department figures show that violence in South Australian schools remains at an unacceptably high level, according to the State Liberals.

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School breakfast programs to be extended across SA

The State Liberals will commit $300,000 to make breakfast programs available to every school that needs one, as part of the Literacy Guarantee policy to be released today.

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Literacy Guarantee policy launched by State Liberals

State Liberal Leader Steven Marshall will today launch the Literacy Guarantee – a key education policy aimed at giving every South Australian child a strong foundation in literacy.

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Naval shipbuilding college a welcome training boost

The State Liberals have today welcomed the Federal Government's announcement they will establish a $25 million naval shipbuilding college in Adelaide, designed to train workers to build $90 billion worth of naval infrastructure for our country.

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2017 NAPLAN Testing Starts Today

South Australian students will today begin their NAPLAN tests, with tens of thousands of students undertaking tests in ‘Language conventions’ and ‘Writing’. 

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Lobethal celebrates 175 years!

The Adelaide Hills township of Lobethal today celebrates 175 years since establishment. Lobethal was settled by Prussian Lutherans in 1842. There were 18 families and one pastor in the original settlement.

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Government mixes messages on Botanic High school zones

The Premier and his Education Minister have been caught out providing different information about who may be able to enrol in the new Adelaide Botanic High School, according to the State Liberals.

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Nice work if you can get it

The State Liberals have described the creation of yet another highly paid communications position in the Education Department as an obscene waste of taxpayer’s money.

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Labor gives with one hand and takes with the other

Education Minister Susan Close has confirmed in correspondence to the State Liberals that the STEMWorks School Infrastructure project will see major portions of grants to schools eaten up in 'project costs', 'professional fees' and other non-building related costs.

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School’s back – time to improve our performance

As school returns for the 2017 year, the State Liberals have called on the Weatherill Labor Government to ensure that South Australia’s schools improve their results.

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