Classic Miranda, 2010: “But the militant ideologues of the Australian Education Union and the NSW Teachers Federation are determined to boycott the tests, ostensibly because they object to the possibility they might be used to rank schools in ”league tables”. The only logical explanation for this madness is the unions are frightened of information. They don’t want Macquarie Fields to be hailed a success or become a model for other schools in impoverished areas. They want to hide failures and condemn another generation of young Australians to illiteracy.
|—||or they knew because good results would mean more students many schools would cheat. In 2010 there were 34 breaches. In 2011 there were over 50.|