TheAustralian – $70m Plan To Make Schools Independent – 3 February 2014

The Australian

(Lucas : Ask the question by whom are those principals paid and hired and are those not the same people in power wanting to get grip on your children and their knowledge program. See things behind the measures and the regulations and promises for what they are!)

PRINCIPALS will have more power to choose their staff under a $70 million plan to help a quarter of Australia’s public schools become independent by 2017.

Quote from article :

Mr Pyne said every state and territory is in a different stage of transition but the government wanted to work with them to try to boost their openness to having independent public schools.

Mr Pyne said he will urge all federal MPs to encourage their local public school principals to back the idea, which will give principals more capacity to choose their own staff.

“The more a principal and his or her leadership team have control of the destiny of their own school, the more that seems to lift the school performance,” he said.

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