Applications for the 2017 Public Education Foundation’s Essay Competition are now closed.
1 August 2017: Essay competition winner celebrates diversity in public schools It is our pleasure to announce that Dymtro Kucheryavyy is the winner of the 2017 Public Education Foundation’s Essay Competition. Dymtro is a year 11 student at Lucas Heights Community School. The judging panel, which comprised of members of the Retired Teachers Association, noted that Dymtro put forward a compelling case for public education. “Public education is a widely diverse community because anyone is accepted into a public school regardless of their differences,” Dymtro wrote in his essay. “When students study at public schools, they not only receive a quality education, [...]