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Private schools – latest statistics

Last week Ross Gittins wrote in the Sydney Morning Herald that the decades long drift from public to private schools has ended. Figures released by the Bureau of Statistics last month show that 65 per cent of our 3.8 million students went to public schools in 2016, the same proportion as in 2013. If anything, the public-school share is creeping up. A big call, coming from the latest ABS statistics which were released in February. Given I used similar data twelve months ago to suggest this was really only about primary schools, I thought I would have a look at this year’s statistics. Looking under the hood at the recent statistics, the government share of the primary system does genuinely seem to be improving. And although the government share of the high school system continues to decline, there is a small possibility of a turnaround, at least in NSW, in that…