Schools boycott Labour's big plan

Schools boycott Labour’s big planSome of Auckland’s top schools have withdrawn support for a major Government initiative in a row over funding.
Fifteen North Shore principals – including those from Rangitoto College (the country’s largest school), Takapuna Grammar…
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Labour is in deep, deep trouble. When the compliant education sector suddenly flips you the bird then you just know that the end is nigh.

[quote]Fifteen North Shore principals – including those from Rangitoto College (the country’s largest school), Takapuna Grammar and Northcote College – said yesterday they would not engage in the Schools Plus initiative until the “dire” funding situation was recognised.

In an open letter to Education Minister Chris Carter, the principals detailed Government innovations they claimed were not fully funded and had increased pressure on already-stretched finances.[/quote]

This has got to hurt an already pained government.

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