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Rich economies not a promise of education equality, new report finds

The report incorporates new data from 41, wealthy, member countries of the European Union and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). Countries were assessed on their children’s access to quality education, and differences in performance among children from preschool to primary school levels. According to the report, some of the poorest countries surveyed, such as Latvia and Lithuania, Read More

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Mental health expert attacks Canavan’s ‘grow a spine’ comment on marriage equality

‘This negativity arising from the postal survey will be behind us soon,’ Patrick McGorry said of the marriage equality vote. Photograph: Jonny Weeks for the Guardian   The Nationals senator Matt Canavan’s call for marriage equality advocates to “grow a spine” was “very regrettable” coming from a politician who had faced less adversity than LGBTI Australians, the mental health expert Read More