Old boys from one of Sydney's most prestigious public schools say they are outraged and disgusted that the federal cabinet minister Scott Morrison will be a special guest at a fundraising event, warning it would be "an embarrassment" to the school to celebrate a man who has "so flagrantly disregarded human rights".
Lisa Visentin Two university students have been expelled and a further 70 from five of NSW's most prestigious universities could be suspended after being identified in connection with a widespread cheating scandal centred around an online essay writing company.
Emma Macdonald The University of Canberra's vice-chancellor believes a change of minister would be best for the higher-education sector, given the anger over Christopher Pyne's handling of the university-funding deregulation issue.
Nicky Phillips Research has found a child's early maths skill predicts their later achievement in the area, Nicky Phillips reports.
Alexandra Smith On one site there are 2000 students on land intended to accommodate just 450.
The NSW education minister warns the "most significant education reform in 30 years" could collapse after the Victorian government refused to commit to critical Gonski funding.
Anna Patty Many TAFE students cannot access results or fee notices, and teachers are concerned about their own potential liability for any student accidents.
Alexandra Smith Schools are reviewing their policies as time-poor families struggle to keep up with the extra school work being sent home.
Cheating factory investigation by Amy McNeilage and Lisa Visentin wins Press Club award.
Alexandra Smith NSW will need an extra 385 primary school classrooms every year for the next decade to cope with booming enrolments, and more students will be forced back to the public system because Catholic and private schools will run out of room, a new report warns.
The Area News photographer Anthony Stipo took these photos at the Griffith PCYC polling booth.
AS Griffith residents vote in the state election, The Area News decided to take a look back at ...
MEMBER for Murrumbidgee Adrian Piccoli said he was feeling confident about the outcome of today’s election.
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The centenary of Anzac Day will be commemorated in 2015.