Two must-watch videos outlining issues with the Charter Schools model, specifically in NZ:
Charter Schools – things we need to know (Part 1)
“The worst possible model” – how charter schools have been introduced in New Zealand (part 2)
Past articles & posts:
Charter schools no panacea for education system – Bill Courtney
Excerpts from the damning ERO report on NZ’s Northland charter school
Charter schools at any cost? Really, New Zealand?
Charter Schools NZ: School Trust issued with notice
Charter Schools: No amount of spin can make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear
Charter school back-down a victory for kids – Green Party
Charter School reforms just one big con
Chile’s Charter School Experiment is Almost Over
As predicted, charter schools in trouble – QPEC
Do Charter Schools Promote Segregation?
NZ Charter Schools: All is not well in Camelot
Charter School Secrets
Matt Di Carlo on the New CREDO Study of Charters
NEPC: Latest Charter School Meta-Study Exaggerates Their Benefits
Unanswered Questions about Charter Schools – QPEC
Blindly Defending Failed Charter Schools Experiment – NZ First Press Release
Ouch! Radio NZ journalist gives Hekia a run for her money on charter schools
Are ACT’s charter schools fiscally responsible? – PPTA
Charter Schools now even smaller and more expensive – QPEC
Big worries with charter school experiment
Charter School Fraud and Mismanagement
ACT Party supports big spending policy – price no object! says QPEC
Teachers to Epsom voters: Don’t let ACT wreck our education system
Yet more Charter Schools under investigation
Charter Schools and Privatisation: It’s not about school choice
Whangarei Boys High School says no to charter school students
Virtual Classrooms, charter schools, profits and the education madness of global ‘reforms’
Principals express concern about charter school
$1.6 Million for portacabins and portaloos in a paddock? The charter school farce continues.
More privatisation of public education.
NZ charter schools – should we just get over it and run with it?
Charter School front-runners named
Just who are the NZ charter school hopefuls?
Māori Need More Than Charter Schools
Ombudsman’s findings show need for transparency over charter schools
Charter Schools – a quiet revolution or a sneaky takeover?
Do Low-Income Parents Want Charters or Great Public Schools
Charter school rhetoric and scaremongering
The John Banks School for Errant Maori and Polynesian South Auckland Lads (Ltd) (satire)
The Charter School with no classes at all…
So, Swedish Charter Schools Are Great, Are They…?
Open Letter to Parliament regarding charter schools
10 Things Charter Schools Won’t Tell You
ACT, Maori, Pasifika, and Charter Schools
Charter Schools – the winners and losers (video)
Cross Party Resistance to Charter Schools
Charter Schools: Great advertising – Dodgy business
Does anyone remember being asked whether we wanted Charter Schools?
Campbell Live – The ins and outs of charter schools 23.4.13 (video)
Open the books on charter schools, says NZEI
How will charter schools help our neediest students?
Charter Schools were meant to be progressive… what happened?
Documents reveal Government’s secretive approach to charter schools – NZEI
Democracy in NZ is Dead – Forcing Through Charter Schools Come Hell or High Water
Reblog: Charter Schools – contrary to ACT’s free market principles?
Catastrophic Schools Without Rules – charter schools oral submissions part one
Charter Schools – The Arguments For and Against
ACT are Pushing Hard for Charter Schools Even Before Bill is Passed
Charter Schools Look Great From Down Here… (NOT)
So, Charter Schools Are Better, Are They?
What You Should Know About Charter Schools
Who WILL Charter Schools Benefit? (meme)
Unregistered Teachers in Charter Schools a Bad Idea Says Ministry
Stanford University Research on Charter Schools (USA)
Media News Round-Up – NZ Charter Schools
Charter Schools Discussed on The Union Report (video)
Articles on Charter Schools and Assessment
Charter Schools (Partnership Schools) in NZ – Key Quotes
Charter Schools (or Partnership Schools)
Charter Schools Experiment
NZ Charter (Partnership) Schools and the Official Information Act