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PM Must Discipline Liberal School Bully



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KATE ELLIS MP

SHADOW MINISTER FOR EDUCATION SHADOW MINISTER FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD FEDERAL MEMBER FOR ADELAIDE

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PM MUST DISCIPLINE LIBERAL SCHOOL BULLY

Shadow Minister for Education, Kate Ellis, has called for greater respect for our school principals, after Liberal MP Dennis Jensen used his Twitter account to attack the principal of Bannister Creek Primary School.

“This is an appalling attack on a hard working principal,” said Kate Ellis.

“Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne must clarify whether they find these kinds of attacks appropriate and if not, ensure Mr Jensen apologise to the principal.”

"Our teachers work extremely hard and they don't need members of the Liberal Party trying to publicly bully and intimidate them.

“Increased school autonomy must not come with increased Liberal bullying like this.”

“It is not good enough for the State Education Minister to have a „discussion over the next couple of days.‟ This must be addressed by Tony Abbott and Christopher Pyne now.”

SATURDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2013

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