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The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations has, for some time, identified bus driver training as an area of need. Several years ago, in response to parent concerns we helped establish disability awareness training for drivers of special needs buses, as well as new ACTION drivers.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations (Council) proudly congratulates Vivienne Pearce on being recognised tonight with a 'Friend of Public Education Award', presented by the Australian Education Union as part of Public Education Week.

Canberra’s key public-school parent group, the ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations (Council), is strongly critical of The Canberra Times’ plan to print school league tables in tomorrow’s paper.

Public school parents are worried that the ACT education budget will be left short-changed after a Federal preschool subsidy scheme has been restructured.

An alarming majority of parents consider roads around ACT schools unsafe, regard traffic volumes as unmanageable, and find parking, pick-up and set-down at school difficult. These are the disturbing results of a survey of over 1000 public school parents conducted by the ACT Council of P&C Associations.