Charter school advocates are frustrated at the Education Minister's refusal to acknowledge the positive points made by students and parents about charter schools in a recently released report.
Two Auckland schools have changed their enrolment zones to exclude students from a new affordable housing development while a third is consulting with the community on a similar move.
Concerns that National Standards have not been replaced with a standardised system of reporting achievement have led to a petition.
Vanguard Military School’s application to become a school of designated character does not mean that the transition process is clear-cut for charter schools, with one provider claiming to be “totally in the dark”.
A development planting up to 4000 new-builds on Auckland's city-fringe is being celebrated for its potential to relieve housing pressures, but it could create growing pains for local schools.
School principals are blaming record-low school attendance rates on cheap air fares tempting families into taking more holidays in term time.