Welcome back to school for Term 2! I trust that you and your families enjoyed the break and that you are ready for the term ahead.
Last week a number of media outlets reported on a study drawing on data from the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children which apparently concluded that "
that, after controlling for students’ socioeconomic background and academic ability, the odds of university participation for independent school students are still twice that of government school students. Recent analysis of data collected for the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia Survey (HILDA) shows that, having entered university, students educated at independent schools are almost three times more likely to graduate.