Herald figures show that many lower decile schools increasingly cater to Maori and Pasifika - with high decile schools seeing a big jump in Pakeha and Asian enrolments.
A chronically overcrowded Manurewa school has finally won Government funding to build six new classrooms.
A new Bay of Islands outdoor education centre aims to give Kiwi kids a taste of adventure along with solid knowledge of the Treaty of Waitangi.
The future of Teachers Council With the latest round of consultation underway following the review of New Zealand Teachers Council, all signs are pointing towards a new statutory independent professional body. JUDE BARBACK takes stock of the change afoot for the Teachers Council.
Teachers and principals have spoken out at an emotional public meeting against Government taskforce proposals which they say would move them around schools "like numbers in a spreadsheet".
By RNZ As schools across the country begin to reopen, low decile schools have shared the struggles many families are facing - with some siblings sharing uniforms. KidsCan provides snacks and meals, raincoats, shoes and sanitary items...