Baird Intervenes to Deny Choice for Students

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The NSW Opposition has slammed Mike Baird for working against the public interest – following revelations the Premier’s office intervened to fast track a request to remove all references to ethics classes on public school enrolment forms.

NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley said removing the choice between special religious education classes and secular ethics classes was an unfair overreach of the Government.

“Once again the Baird Government is not acting in the public’s interests,” Mr Foley said. 

Students and their parents should be able to decide what's right for themselves.

When it comes to ethics vs scripture in NSW public schools, the state should be neutral. 

But Mike Baird is working to remove all references to ethics classes on public school enrolment forms, denying students and parents an informed choice. Read more: bit.ly/1JmloIr