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The government has announced they will honour Labor’s Gonski commitments for four years and boost spending to those states that had not signed up by $1.2 billion. However Education Minister Christopher Pyne has been accused of watering down the so-called ‘gonski’ reforms so that hold out states including QLD, Western Australian and the Northern Territory would sign on. There are doubts over whether schools will be worse-off under the new arrangements with minimal conditions now attached to the funding for these states. We take a look at different education models across the country and if it will benefit them.

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