That’s a pretty depressing number. Newspoll just released the finding, and the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) is using it as an opportunity to draw the connection between education and political leadership. Just 50% of Indigenous kids finish high school at the moment, and among kids in AIEF programs, which it calls “Australia’s most proven and scalable solution to reducing Aboriginal secondary education inequality,” that figure is 90%. This video features Indigenous high schoolers answering the question, “what would you do if you were PM?”
Two-thirds of Australians say they won’t live to see an Indigenous Prime Minister
By Chloe | Published: May 10, 2013
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