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2 million dollar boost for refugee classes

 |  30 August 2017

The commission welcomed the new funding, which had previously only been available to government schools.

“We are pleased that the NSW government has listened to our concerns and extended this funding to non-government schools,” CECNSW acting executive director Ian Baker said.

“Education Minister Rob Stokes wrote to CECNSW confirming the funding would be granted in recognition of the costs Catholic schools have borne as a result of the significant influx of refugee students due to the Iraqi and Syrian humanitarian intake.”



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