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A Charter School expert from the United States says New Zealand should learn from the successes and failures of their charter schools.
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3/10/2012 5:30:13 p.m.
Perer C wrote:
As a primary school teacher I doubt the ideas of expecting a 5 or 6 year old to be longer in the classroom each day will not help them earn more. What is not clear from this article is what age groups are being referred to.
Also MarkM is incorrect in his assertions about the NZEI. NZEI is apolitical and is NOT a branch of the Labout Party. The arguement over Charter Schools is to do with the privatisation of education as Greg has pointed out. Businesses with a profit agenda will see making money for shareholders as the priority, not the welfare and good of the students.
3/10/2012 5:30:00 p.m.
1/10/2012 12:39:51 p.m.
Paul Goulter claims to speak for all New Zealanders.
He dosent speak for all Teachers let alone all New Zealanders.
Most of us are clever enough to see through the Teacher union branch of the Labour party , as nothing more than an opposition mouthpiece of anything National do.
26/09/2012 9:13:25 a.m.
America can print cash, this is just a privatisation ploy of our public schools, many of which are sitting on extreamly valuable land, much of this land has been donated by local IWI. NZs too small a population to factor this into costs, itl be a big big sink hole of our taxpayers moneys. Thanks act this is the worst sneaky underhand policy every introducted. I suppose they had good cause to keep John keys and Banks tea cup conversation of the record before polling day.
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