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Education investigation: The great divide - National - NZ Herald News

Education investigation: The great divide - National - NZ Herald News | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
• Children at schools in poor areas continue to lag far behind their wealthy peers, with rising pass rates making only a small dent in the gap. • The 'long tail of underachievement' - New Zealand Herald
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Religious instruction provider joins landmark Bible in Schools case | Stuff.co.nz

Religious instruction provider joins landmark Bible in Schools case | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
New Zealand’s largest religious instruction provider has won the right to join a landmark case against Bible in Schools programmes.
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Religious and devout protest together outside High Court | Stuff.co.nz

Religious and devout protest together outside High Court | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Preliminary hearing in case regarding religious studies in school begins.
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Born in the wrong body - health - national | Stuff.co.nz

The parents of a seven-year-old girl are backing a decision for her to live as a boy and to medically stop puberty.
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Transgender child's parents sue US school | Stuff.co.nz

Transgender child's parents sue US school | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
A 6-year-old girl with violet hair has become the unlikely poster child for the transgender people's rights after her United States school barred her from using the girls' bathroom.
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Religious instruction provider joins landmark Bible in Schools case | Stuff.co.nz

Religious instruction provider joins landmark Bible in Schools case | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
New Zealand’s largest religious instruction provider has won the right to join a landmark case against Bible in Schools programmes.
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Watch Sunday - Sunday 14 Jun - TVNZ OnDemand

Watch Sunday - Sunday 14 Jun - TVNZ OnDemand | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
We continue our four-part investigation into how New Zealanders have changed in the past four decades, and we meet a woman who has made it her mission to rescue unwanted animals from death row.
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The cage built for an Australian autistic boy | Stuff.co.nz

The cage built for an Australian autistic boy | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
OPINION: This is the cage which sparked a debate on how to deal with children with extreme behaviour.
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No cotton wool at this school

No cotton wool at this school | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Mollycoddling is off the agenda at this school, where tree climbing and BMX racing is allowed.
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Principal angry child poverty shows little sign of improving - Rotorua Daily Post - Rotorua Daily Post News

Principal angry child poverty shows little sign of improving - Rotorua Daily Post - Rotorua Daily Post News | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
The lack of improvement in child poverty in New Zealand over the past seven years is abysmal, says a Rotorua primary school principal. - Rotorua Daily Post
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Government funding of charter school rolls questioned | Stuff.co.nz

Government funding of charter school rolls questioned | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Charter schools funded for more students than they have on their rolls in what a teachers' union says is "a complete mess".
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Bible lessons lead to court | Stuff.co.nz

Bible lessons lead to court | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
A father is taking his child's school to the High Court over Bible lessons.
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Bible studies concerns heard by Human Rights Commission | Stuff.co.nz

Bible studies concerns heard by Human Rights Commission | Stuff.co.nz | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Parents who had trouble after pulling their children out of Bible studies are today before the Human Rights Commission.
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Bob McCoskrie: Gender agenda confusing children - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Bob McCoskrie: Gender agenda confusing children - Life & Style - NZ Herald News | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
There has been no shortage of media reports lately regarding gender change - even of children. - New Zealand Herald
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Two of Britain's youngest transgender children describe how it feels to be a girl after being born boys - Mirror Online

Two of Britain's youngest transgender children describe how it feels to be a girl after being born boys - Mirror Online | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Lily, 6, said that if she had to live as a boy she "would be really upset," while Jessica said she feels like she is living in "the wrong body"
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BORN IN THE WRONG BODY | Born In The Wrong Body: My Transgender Kid

BORN IN THE WRONG BODY | Born In The Wrong Body: My Transgender Kid | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
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Classroom technology fails knowledge test | Radio New Zealand News

Classroom technology fails knowledge test | Radio New Zealand News | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Investing heavily in school computers and classroom technology does not improve pupils' performance, a global study from the OECD shows.
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A history of capitalism - and Marx - in 233 seconds

A history of capitalism - and Marx - in 233 seconds | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Comedian and writer Colm O'Regan casts his comic lens upon the complexities of capitalism.
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Principal calls for fairer school funding - National - NZ Herald News

Principal calls for fairer school funding - National - NZ Herald News | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
The school funding system should be reviewed after enrolment figures showed a growing divide between rich and poor, a leading principal says. - New Zealand Herald
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Our smallest citizens - Life in New Zealand - The Listener

Our smallest citizens - Life in New Zealand - The Listener | Ideas and Ideals | Scoop.it
Children’s Commissioner Russell Wills explains that the poor really are poorer now – and whoever forms the next Government will need to set policies to help stop the damage to our under-fives. , Life in New Zealand
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