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During the week of May 17 – 24, public schools across the ACT will be holding events to celebrate the crucial role that parents play in schools. Council is calling it the Week of Celebrating School Communities.

The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations is calling on the Commonwealth Government to provide a full six years of Gonski funding for schools in its upcoming budget and ignore several hastily-considered reports on education funding released this week.

The ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations will be joining teachers and parents in publicly calling for the Federal Government to support the ‘Gonski’ model of school funding.

With last year's NAPLAN results due to be publicly released on the My School website this week, the ACT Council of Parents and Citizens Associations is reminding parents to view the results with caution.

The ACT Council of Parents & Citizens Associations welcomes the announcement today of the phase-out of sugary drinks in schools and the installation, instead, of water bottle re-fill stations.