High school delay delays could mean students won’t graduate

Students who attend school in the capital will be faced with delayed graduation after the State Government announced a $7.5 million package to repair schools that have been closed since the coronavirus pandemic began.

In a statement, Premier Daniel Andrews said the package would see a total of $1.8 billion invested in repairing schools and help ensure students are ready to graduate in 2019.

“We know that the disruption that this is causing in the lives of our children is too great to ignore,” Mr Andrews said.

He said the Government would also fund an extra $1 million to assist schools with the closure of some areas and improve their services.

The State Government has also been working with the NSW Education Minister to secure $3 million to provide extra resources to schools to support students during the school holidays.

But Mr Andrews has yet to confirm which schools will receive the money.

More to come.

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