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Education, Effecting Change, Government Policy, Hunger and Learning, New Zealand, Parata (Hekia), Poverty & Socio-Economic Status and Education

One in five gets a raw deal in NZ…

Funny how on one hand we’ve got Hekia Parata having a pink fit that 1 in 5 leaves school without NCEA2 in maths and English….

and on the other hand Paula Bennett saying 1 in 5 children in poverty ain’t so bad….

and both insisting there is no link between the two….

Hmmm…

Paula and Hekia 1 in 5

 

Might want to read some actual research on that, ladies….

To improve student achievement, we must face the real problems

Who achieves what in secondary schooling? A conceptual and empirical analysis

Child Poverty Expert Goes it Alone – Children’s Commissioner Dr Russell Wills has decided to publish his own annual stock take of child poverty after the Government spurned his call to publish official measures and targets.

Mind The Gap – A documentary about growing inequality and poverty in New Zealand, by Bryan Bruce

 

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