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» 8/04/2011 11:43:40 AM "our feminist society" What on earth are you talking about?!.....
» 6/04/2011 4:17:08 PM "Eliminate feminism or male denigration out of the school." I think you'll find.....
» 16/02/2011 9:43:09 AM Just as I predicted. All moonbat bluster and no substance. I bet they're not even readin.....
» 15/02/2011 3:51:25 PM Is this a "ridiculous analysis", then? "A further rationale for the increa.....
» 11/02/2011 2:40:58 PM "The outcomes of private schools IS vastly superior to public schools" Evidence.....
» 10/02/2011 2:44:49 PM "But the AEU tells us that the current teachers ... are absolutely fine, none need to.....
» 10/02/2011 2:40:11 PM Riddler go look at Recruitment OnLine within the Victorian Ed Dept's website. You'll see p.....
» 10/02/2011 12:18:39 PM How sad that the usual ideologues have hijacked this debate. Once again the argument is ab.....
» 17/06/2008 4:09:40 PM "the evidence from places as diverse as Israel, India and the US suggests that the ad.....
» 12/03/2008 12:09:24 PM "There is one good reason not to teach children a second language - they don't have t.....
» 11/03/2008 3:18:13 PM Cheryl, why did you write "Comma's" with an apostrophe? Are you suggesting that.....
» 7/03/2008 9:07:12 AM For someone trying to be pedantic about the use of English, the writer has a number of mis.....
» 26/02/2008 4:07:05 PM I can predict the posts already: HRS: "First thing we need to do is get the feminist.....
» 4/12/2007 9:16:48 AM Here is a quote from the link (http://www.adogs.info/pr219.htm): In 2004 Mark Drummond (w.....
» 3/12/2007 3:13:32 PM "By diverting the money from one area to another you save $2bn?" It's also refe.....
» 3/12/2007 8:15:40 AM It's evident from many of the comments that our education system is in great strife. As ex.....
» 30/11/2007 9:34:13 AM I've said it before: http://forum.onlineopinion.com.au/thread.asp?article=6642#99463 and.....
» 21/11/2007 10:51:20 AM Hi FrankGol. I should have probably made my point clearer - often, the public schools in t.....
» 20/11/2007 2:34:16 PM "My wife and I both work and scrimp and save to send our kids to private schools, the.....
» 19/11/2007 2:53:06 PM "Why should parents who have worked hard and been successful and can afford to put th.....
» 19/11/2007 8:11:14 AM Diverting all the money currently subsidising the private schools would save the taxpayer .....
» 9/11/2007 7:49:05 AM Sacrificing for your children is all well and good, but such assertions detract from the r.....
» 8/11/2007 11:15:29 AM The state governments also support private schools. State Aid to private schools was goin.....
» 29/10/2007 8:37:43 AM Hey RobbyH, I was born in the 70s like your kids, and I remember that my mum certainly did.....
» 18/10/2007 10:17:54 AM "Is university necessary for all?" It is necessary for all to have ACCESS to un.....
» 21/08/2007 12:22:08 PM The following two links will be of significant interest to those following the discussion:.....
» 21/08/2007 12:19:33 PM petal returns from the real world into cyberspace to post two significant links: http://w.....
» 27/03/2007 9:51:48 AM shorbe - ahhh, so we'll be seeing the same schools lowering their fees to make them more &.....
» 21/03/2007 7:23:12 PM Such ridiculous rhetoric they throw around about elite private schools - today's Herald Su.....
» 15/03/2007 7:46:08 AM Daniel's new blog is up and running but he seems to be a little shy of posting critical co.....
» 12/03/2007 6:50:27 PM Incidentally, Daniel, why don't we see you on any of the forums for your OWN articles? Are.....
» 12/03/2007 6:48:49 PM Country Gal, that's certainly not the point I was making ... and in fact, no one really kn.....
» 9/03/2007 2:21:03 PM Daniel still insists on using ambiguous and potentially populist phrases. And his ideas ar.....
» 7/03/2007 7:00:37 PM "If you were in a job where you were being bullied and the bosses did nothing about i.....
» 6/03/2007 11:44:39 AM Hi there Jolanda. Most homeschooling parents do so because they are very strongly religiou.....
» 5/03/2007 1:24:59 PM "A public system is about using public funding to deliver to the public, irrespective.....
» 27/02/2007 11:20:41 AM "You may think Iím joking when I say that there are now Australian schools which have.....
» 23/02/2007 7:55:23 AM Good one - free but not compulsory, although with a certain degree of "encouragement&.....
» 2/02/2007 12:04:28 PM It is more the general tone of the article - focusing on the "negatives" and not.....
» 31/01/2007 4:34:53 PM "I fear we are headed too far in the 'paranoia' direction." I think this is an .....
» 29/01/2007 6:46:14 PM R0bert, the examples of sexual abuse I gave were committed by people unknown to them. And .....
» 28/01/2007 9:04:20 PM Well, since Daniel's article was published, a 5 year old boy was sexually abused in the to.....
» 6/01/2007 2:10:52 PM And for that matter, Daniel, where are the seesaw-less parks you speak of? My local has a .....
» 6/01/2007 2:05:31 PM "Childcare centre staff never take children out into the community, our litigious soc.....
» 7/12/2006 7:18:49 PM "Consider how the union's curriculum policies have forced a politically correct, cult.....
» 6/11/2006 12:48:28 PM Glynne, I'm not sure exactly what you are doing by linking Kozol to the discredited idea o.....
» 2/11/2006 7:21:39 PM I have read a number of articles on your site, Glynne, and I would like for you to read a .....
» 26/10/2006 8:28:08 PM This is little more than an "advertorial" for the author's business. If you want.....
» 26/10/2006 8:16:51 PM I have but one hope / prayer for Leigh, and others like him. And that is, that one of his .....
» 3/09/2006 7:26:25 PM Furthermore: "I found an entry on your blog particularly illuminating: "Kids re.....
» 3/09/2006 7:26:02 PM "The fact that the Swedish model precludes parental co-payments and obliges schools t.....
» 22/08/2006 9:03:46 PM MonashL, you are displaying the same types of selective research that is levelled at your .....
» 12/07/2006 2:37:10 PM I think we've lost the point of the original post - it was to do with choice in education .....
» 23/06/2006 2:05:45 PM Two points, otonoko: 1. How many of those private school parents actually DO pay tax? 2. .....
» 7/06/2006 10:48:41 AM Not a single post in support of Des Moore! I'm impressed! Don't need to say any more, exc.....
» 22/05/2006 11:51:29 AM Yeah, thanks for the link, Kev. Bunch of whackos, evidently. Answers a lot of questions I.....
» 22/05/2006 10:19:47 AM I'm still searching for the Kevin Donnelly "OFF" button. Why on earth this man .....
» 5/05/2006 2:26:37 PM Does Kev have an "OFF" button? Could someone PLEASE show me where it is?!?! I su.....
» 3/05/2006 2:38:20 PM Whilst I sympathise with the concerns raised in the article, I am surprised at the objecti.....
» 1/05/2006 11:52:26 AM School vouchers have nothing to do with the free market and competition, and neither does .....
» 29/03/2006 3:03:32 PM Hey Bruce go back and read again what _I_ wrote. I said that the lines are being blurred b.....
» 27/03/2006 11:43:57 AM Great to see a change from the usual "let's move to the voucher system" argument.....
» 15/03/2006 4:17:39 PM "Young teachers will admit that they are not ready for teaching because they cannot d.....
» 13/03/2006 2:34:45 PM "concerned and responsible parents will pay the price" And their children who n.....
» 13/03/2006 12:24:33 PM Where can one start with another ridiculous article by Kevin Donnelly? As I rhetorically a.....
» 28/02/2006 8:46:36 AM Redneck I endorse your second comment entirely. The deliberate and subversive advertising .....
» 22/02/2006 2:44:40 PM "Socialism is good" - what the hell? I did a search for "socialism" an.....
» 21/02/2006 3:47:10 PM Winston Smith, the argument re privatisation of public commodities has actually been prove.....
» 20/02/2006 3:47:28 PM Yet another article advocating market forces on the education system. We have heard it all.....
» 17/02/2006 7:28:50 AM "The idea that a student's observation is subjective and based on cultural influences.....
» 30/01/2006 11:44:13 AM And we keep trying to tell Mr Howard where we have been but he doesn't want to listen. We .....
» 30/01/2006 11:25:18 AM "Is Prime Minister Howard correct?" No, he isn't. Thanks Petal.....
» 22/11/2005 8:23:14 AM Actually, Kevin, there is plenty of evidence to show that your arguments are flawed; namel.....

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