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Sydney MP blasts school grant over Scientology link

Title: Sydney MP blasts school grant over Scientology link
Date: Wednesday, 9 December 2009
Publisher: Central (Sidney, Australia)
Author: Robert Burton-Bradley
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A Newtown School which teaches Scientology beliefs has received $1.4 million in government funding for less than 50 students. Greens MP John Kaye blasted State and Federal governments for providing the Athena School with $751,519 in ongoing funding until 2012, $135,287 for a new library, $114,713 for classroom refits and $50,000 for other works. According to the school’s website it teaches from The Way to Happiness, written by Scientology’s founder, L. Ron Hubbard. Mr Kaye said responses to questions on notice ... [Read the rest at]