Victorian government announces $3 billion funding boost for state schools

The Victorian public education system will get a $3 billion boost in Tuesday's state budget after Premier Daniel Andrews announced a program to build an upgrade state schools.

"Our system only works best when we make sure that the quality of the buildings matches the quality of the teaching and learning and that's esactly what this budget will be able to to deliver," Mr Andrews said, announcing the funding at Thornbury High School on Tuesday morning.

"[This is] is the biggest investment in education in school bilding the state has ever seen, it is quite extraordinary," said Education Minister and Deputy Premier James Merlino.

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