Gonski review reforms must not be delayed

by Ben Jensen

The review of funding for schooling, chaired by David Gonski, could be the start of much-needed reform to education. For the first time in decades, self-interest was put aside to support a consistent funding model across school sectors. But consensus won’t be easy to sustain when it becomes clear how much each school and sector receives. Already, the Commonwealth Government’s response to the review has been troubling.