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Full text of CECNSW's response to enquiry from Australian Financial Review on school funding

Monday, 15 May 2017
ENQUIRY: The Australian Financial Review provided CECNSW with a list of Catholic schools in low and high SES areas, claiming there were "... many high SES schools which are significantly overfunded compared to the Gonski needs based estimate and many low SES schools which are underfunded. Why is the Commonwealth funding distributed to these schools in wealthy areas of Sydney so high, and funding to these low SES schools so low compared, compared to the Gonski funding estimate? In some cases high SES schools are receiving more Commonwealth funding than low SES schools."