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Australian Catholic education group raps Opposition campaign proposals

Catholic World News - August 20, 2010

On the eve of elections in Australia, the National Catholic Education Commission has released a warning that the proposed policies of the Opposition coalition would harm poor children.

The Opposition, which is striving to unseat the incumbent Labor government, has proposed $1.5 billion in education cuts. Therese Temby of the National Catholic Education Commission said that the funding is needed β€œto serve disadvantaged communities and to address the learning needs of students and families.”

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