Catholic school cuts could 'work against govt'
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Catholic school cuts could 'work against govt'

ABC News the changes would result in funding cuts across its schools, and fees would rise as a result. It has called on the Government to release further details and consult with the sector. “Here is a policy that is alienating voters and I think that it will work against the Government,” Tim McDonald, National Catholic Education Commission West Australian director, told ABC News. However, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director Pete Goss told ABC News the Government’s policy was trying to end the funding wars. “The Catholic Schools are saying that under the current deal they are going to be worse off and that is probably correct, but the current deal was too generous for everybody,” he said. “The Government is saying that Catholic schools will get more money. “I think the Government is basically right, but I think there is one clear exception which is Catholic Schools in the ACT, which have been on an unusual deal for a while that has been very generous to them.”]]>