Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Elder’

Aussie principals refuse to distribute Church political letter Comments 0

Friday, July 1st, 2016

Several principals of Catholic schools in Victoria won’t distribute a Catholic Education Commission letter that warns against voting for the Greens. The commission wrote to tens of thousands of Victorian parents at some 100 schools last week. The letter, from CEC chief executive Stephen Elder, claimed that the Greens’ education policies would result in less Read more

Victoria Catholic schools urge parents not to vote Greens Comments 1

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

Catholic schools in Victoria are urging parents not to vote for the Greens in Australia’s federal election on July 2. Anti-Greens flyers have been attached to Catholic school newsletters across the state. The campaign is targeting school communities in marginal seats, electorates where members are retiring or where the Greens have a strong winning chance. Read more

Sensitivity urged over same-sex partners at school formals Comments 0

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016

Melbourne’s archbishop has urged Victoria’s Catholic high schools to be sensitive to students who want to bring a partner of the same sex to school formals. Archbishop Hart was asked by Fairfax Media for comment on a case at the Academy of Mary Immaculate in Fitzroy last year. A student at the all-girls school started Read more