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(Australia) $1B for "schools with struggling students"; "extra resources and support"

Oct 24, 2017, (Australia) Daily Telegraph: Government schools to get extra $1 billion funding http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/nsw/government-schools-to-get-extra-1-billion-funding/news-story/da9f57d35600632ec43fdc3bdcda0495 GOVERNMENT schools with struggling students will share more than $1 billion in special funding in a major attempt to lift learning performance in the classroom. The cash splurge announced today by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, Education Minister Rob Stokes and Western Sydney Minister Stuart Ayres will provide extra resources and support for needy students in schools across the state. It will help pay for targeted literacy and numeracy programs, teacher training and speech pathologists, Premier Berejiklian said. …