Labor doubles down on preschool plan with vow to waive student fees

Friday 5 October, Sydney Morning Herald      by David Crowe

Labor will ramp up its pitch to families on education policy with a pledge to scrap upfront fees for students who become preschool teachers, escalating a row over a new $1.75 billion plan to help children learn more at a younger age.

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten will promise to waive upfront fees for 10,000 students who study early childhood education, claiming the move will prepare the workforce for an influx of children into preschools and kindergartens.

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