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Kids are heading back to school from today and some of them will be attending newly opened schools.
New Zealand's so-called free education now costs $37,000 over the course of a child's schooling, according to a new report that surveyed 1000 Kiwi parents.
Parents are being urged to save money from the day their child is born to pay for their so-called "free" education - which could cost as much as $37,000.
The average student loan in New Zealand is continuing to increase, and the Green Party says bringing the cost down is imperative to address inequality.
A new primary school will be created in Takanini to cater for the growing population in the south Auckland suburb, the Government says.
Developing swimming and water safety skills among children is a growing equity problem, meaning poorer students are finding it difficult to get access to pools, NZEI says.
New Zealand scientists have discovered regular exercise improves brain function even in young adults in the prime of life.
A Taranaki teacher accused of turning up to work stoned has been awarded $3250 after feeling forced to quit her job.
The goal of NASA's Spaceward Bound project is to pass on knowledge from professional scientists to tertiary students and schoolchildren.
Exposing premature babies to repeat doses of steroids does not adversely affect their long-term development.
NZ First is urging the Government to revive funding of school pools to ensure kids are taught water survival skills.
The number of teachers having problems with their end-of-year pay has dropped, even with the busy end-of-year period considered.
Teenagers up and down the country will be glued to their computer screens as they wait to find out whether they nailed their last year at high school.
Secondary principals grappling with the growing problem of sexual images being shared by students want parents held liable for their teens' misconduct.
In the United States it's known as the summer slide - when children's academic progress slips over the summer school holidays.
A foundation in Auckland which helps out-of-zone students attend Auckland Grammar School is extending so girls can have the same opportunities.
Universities are all preparing students for high-flying careers, but Otago University has acknowledged the fun side of student life in its Christmas video message.
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