16 February 2015
(Kirsty Needham, 15 February 2015, Sydney Morning Herald)
Two years ago, parents were up in arms at plans for the first high-rise public school, to be built in inner-city Ultimo. Fierce resistance by the Ultimo P&C saw the plan dumped...
...Sydney independent MP Alex Greenwich lobbied hard for the new primary school in Ultimo, and a new inner-city high school, the site for which is yet to be announced.
Greenwich says that despite the backlash against the Ultimo primary high-rise, parents consulting with the Education Department are "comfortable" with a city high school high-rise.
He said older students can walk further to go to a park. "A lot of parents in the inner city are already sending kids to private schools that are high rise and would prefer to send them to a public school," he said.
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