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CECNSW's response to enquiry from Daily Telegraph on surpluses and funding

Wednesday, 24 May 2017
Enquiry: Why are Catholic schools threatening to increase fees to parents if they are already generating large suprluses?

The Federal Government's funding changes will force primary school fees to rise in some parts of Sydney, by more than double. This due to the proposed removal of an approach called the 'system weighted average' which allows the Catholic sector to meet students' needs while providing a low fee education to all families, whether they live in low, middle or high SES areas.