Great re­sults for lo­cal schools

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

CANNONVALE School is one of 17 state schools in the Whit­sun­day elec­torate to re­ceive a share of more than $1mil­lion in fund­ing as a re­sult of the New­man Govern­ment’s 'Great Re­sults Guar­an­tee' – an ini­tia­tive de­signed to boost stu­dent out­comes in lit­er­acy and nu­mer­acy by fo­cus­ing on the early years of ed­u­ca­tion.

Around the Whit­sun­days, Proser­pine State School was al­lo­cated the largest sin­gle amount in the open­ing round of fund­ing of the four-year pro­gram, re­ceiv­ing $157,615.

Cannonvale State School re­ceived the next big­gest al­lo­ca­tion of $138,100.

Other al­lo­ca­tions in the Whit­sun­day elec­torate in­cluded $105,058 to Proser­pine State High School, $20,954 to Blooms­bury State School, $19,174 to Hamil­ton Is­land State School and $8424 to Hay­man Is­land State School.

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