My School should be scrapped, says Piccoli

Scrap MySchool WebsiteNSW Education Minister Adrian Piccoli wants the controversial My School website scrapped, arguing it is a waste of money that could be better spent on improving teacher quality.

Mr Piccoli said the publishing of NAPLAN results on My School was directly responsible for putting students under unnecessary and inappropriate stress.

Mr Piccoli said it was the publication of the results, not the tests themselves, that was damaging and the website was “of no real value”. “The bottom line is My School has negative impacts, it is used as a marketing tool for schools and the money spent on My School could be better used,” he said.

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