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David Seymour, ACT MP and under-secretary to the minister of education (TV3)

Too soon to compare charter and state schools, says Seymour

Fri 9 Oct 6

Charter schools are "an existential crisis" for Labour, claims the ACT leader.

Education Minister Hekia Parata

$298m schools PPP will relieve teachers - Parata

Wed 6 May 2

Teachers will be relieved by a public private partnership to build and maintain schools, education minister says

Prime Minister John Key and Education Minister Hekia Parata (Rob Hosking)

Key government still the master of daily spin


John Key’s government stands accused even by its most loyal supporters of being decided only to be undecided, resolved to be irresolute and adamant for drift.

Prime Minister John Key and Hekia Parata (Rob Hosking)

Budget 2015: PM aims to regain lost momentum

Tue 14 Apr 6

After a lacklustre six months since re-election, Prime Minister John Key today used his set-piece pre-budget speech to signal a pick up in the government's momentum.

Diocesan School for Girls principal Heather McRae

Private school costs questioned amid university entrance scramble

Thu 12 Feb 3

After more than 4000 students fail UE, criticism begins to fall on private secondary schools.

Education Minister Hekia Parata (TV3)

RAW DATA: New decile ratings for every school

Wed 26 Nov

More than 2400 state and state-integrated schools had their decile rating recalculated following last year's Census.


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