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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 1993 Week 13 Hansard (Tuesday, 23 November 1993) . . Page.. 4040 ..


MINISTER FOR EDUCATION AND TRAINING

LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY QUESTION

QUESTION NO 1053

High Schools - Examinations Timetable

MR CORNWELL - asked the Minister for Education and Training on notice on 19 October 1993:

(1) Is it a fact that all high school examinations must conclude by 19 November 1993, and if so, why.

(2) Is this date some four weeks before the official end of the school year; if so, (a) what incentive is there for students to continue attending high school after the exams and (b) what procedures are in place to ensure that students do continue to attend.

(3) Has this early end to exams and the possible lack of incentive to attend high school resulted in complaints by working parents and, if so, how many complaints have been made.

(4) Is it intended to correct this early end to the 1993 high school examinations in future years and, if so, why; if not, why not.

MR WOOD - the answer to Mr Cornwells question is:

(1) No.

(2) Not applicable.

(3) Not applicable.

(4) Not applicable.


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