Schools in Andrew Laming’s electorate told his request for Naplan data was ‘inappropriate’

Schools in Andrew Laming’s electorate told his request for Naplan data was ‘inappropriate’

The Guardian

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MP used official letterhead to ask for early access to data, but education department and teachers’ union told schools they did not have to comply

Andrew Laming wrote to schools in his electorate using his Liberal MP letterhead to request early Naplan data for private research for his doctoral thesis, prompting a complaint from the teachers’ union.

The Queensland Teachers Union advised schools they were under “no obligation” to provide the test data, labelling the request “inappropriate”.

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