Parents' income segregates Australian school students

By Dominic Giannini
Updated December 12 2023 - 1:45pm, first published 1:43pm
A child from a poor family is three times more likely to fall behind at school. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)
A child from a poor family is three times more likely to fall behind at school. (Dean Lewins/AAP PHOTOS)

Australia's school system has been described as one of the most segregated in the developed world, with parents' pay packets determining the likelihood of success.

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