State Schools’ Relief has received a $2 million government funding package to provide immediate support to Victorian students affected by the recent bushfires.
Victorian based not-for-profit, State Schools’ Relief, has launched a pilot Myki program that aims to help 1000 disadvantaged students across the state attend school by assisting with the cost of public transport.
Aiming to raise $100,000 for students living in poverty, State Schools’ Relief has launched its Every Student crowdfunding initiative that will match funds raised by Victorian government schools dollar for dollar.
State Schools’ Relief, a Victorian not for profit, has established a partnership with Victorian furniture retailer Schoolfurn, to provide 150 study packages to underprivileged primary and secondary students across the state, so they have a functional space to complete their homework and school assignments at home.
According to a new report by Monash University’s Castan Centre for Human Rights Law, Victorian students with disabilities are not only being turned away from schools, but once enrolled, many are being socially isolated or not receiving the support they need to learn.