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Pre-school pullout as fees soar

Posted by: 2UE | 7 January, 2013 - 1:25 PM
Parents pulling children out of pre-school due to soaring fees

It's been revealed Sydney families are pulling their children out of pre-school - with fees soaring up to $55 a day.

Parents are launching a social media campaign against the 23-year "funding freeze" - which is leaving thousands of four-year-olds under-prepared for school.

Parents can't claim federal government rebates for pre-schools like they can for childcare centres.

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Blog comments Your Say

  • Parents can get upto $22,500 from govt. plus the childcare centre gets govt. funding. Isn`t it cheaper to give the money straight to the parents to use as they feel fit. Who wants strangers bringing up their children anyway ? These centres are more often "for profit" and are little more than desease factories and they don`t even teach morals or manners.

    Jo Monday 7 January, 2013 - 7:32 PM

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