Fair Funding for Catholic Schools (Issue 2 2018)
Written on the 22 February 2018
As we head towards a State Election, parents are encouraged to consider how each political party is promising to support our Catholic schools. Until recently Catholic schools in South Australia received the lowest level of funding in the country. In November, the State Government announced that it would increase recurrent funding to our schools. This equates to a $14.3 million increase in 2018 and brings us into much closer alignment with the amount Catholic schools receive in other parts of the country. The State Government also announced a capital grant of $5.5 million indexed annually to CPI.
While this is good news for our schools, there is much more that can be done to ensure our schools receive adequate support. You can read more at: www.cesa.catholic.edu.au/news/fair-funding-campaign