Teachers are gearing up for hard - but colourful - industrial action over pay equity, higher pay and lower workloads.
An Auckland school that made two of its pupils apologise to the Warriors for allegedly asking visiting players about the team's poor performance has threatened to ban parents who "undermine" the school on social media.
Teachers' union NZEI Te Riu Roa has faith in New Zealand First's education policies.
Act leader David Seymour has delivered a billion dollars in mock currency to an education union today in an election stunt.
In the final of Education Central's interview series about political parties' education policies, JUDE BARBACK talks to Education Minister Nikki Kaye about National's plans for education.
A survey of high school teachers has found widespread resentment about bonuses being paid to "expert" teachers in new groups of schools.
Labour has attacked National for planning to cut school transport, but National says savings are achieved from creating more efficiencies in the school transport system.
As part of the Herald's Election 2017 coverage The Big Issues aims to explain where the major political parties stand on those issues most important to New Zealanders.