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Is the Maori Party bonkers?

The article is headed ‘Can we trust the teachers?’

For some reason, Simon Collins, the Herald education reporter, decided to put trust in teachers under scrutiny not politicians and bureaucrats. 499 more words


Opinion: Schools should make creative use of smartphones

“Turn off your phones. Put them away. Leave them at home. Give them to me. Go to the principal’s office.”

This is what many teens will be hearing from their teachers about the place of smartphones in schools as they file back into class. 621 more words


New Zealand First Tertiary Education Policy


This pdf details New Zealand First Tertiary Education Policy, known as the Up Front Investment Policy as it treats education as an investment in our future generations, not a cost burden.

Education Policy

David Staples: Link between neo-Nazism and public school choice? Preposterous

More than 26,000 Edmonton public students attend alternative school programs for language, the arts, sports and academics. These alternative programs have been available for more than four decades. 761 more words

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Parents Across America national survey shows parents disagree with lawmakers' approach to education

“Too much of the current education policy making happens without any meaningful parent input, and often in complete opposition to parents’ priorities and concerns.”

Parents Across America (PAA), a national network of public school parents from all backgrounds across the United States, recently carried out its first national parent survey, “Real Parent Voice – Real Parent Choice.” Our goal was to hear directly from parents about what really matters to them in public education, and to share their voices with our political and policy making leaders.

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Charter Schools

The Tenured, the Adjunct, and Lecturers, Oh My! The Destruction of Higher Education in the US

I have been complaining about my underemployed status for about ten years. As I wrote in my last post, I chose to leap off the career gravy train and have been wandering around in the misty lands inhabited by similarly “overqualified,” “overeducated,” and underemployed misfits. 1,529 more words