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The principal of decile one Windley School, Rhys McKinley, has no doubt his 300 pupils are better off after three years of the Labour-New Zealand First government.
More schools have signed up to the government's donation scheme for 2021 leaving just 99 eligible schools outside the scheme next year.
What difference has the fees-free policy made and what has been the response to the new national mega-polytechnic merger? RNZ's education correspondent John Gerritsen investigates.
Some students are urging the University of Auckland to hold end-of-year exams online rather than on campus.
The Principals' Federation is worried about a big change to the way the schools watchdog, the Education Review Office, monitors schools.
The Qualifications Authority said schools were cancelling or deferring some assessments, and principals say they hope students will catch up before the end of the year.
Low-decile schools fear the loss of hundreds of students, as some schools increase their out-of-zone enrolments to make up for the drop in foreign students.
Principals say conspiracy theories about the pandemic and economic turmoil are not helping the low school attendance in Northland.
Hundreds of student teachers will graduate with less practical experience than usual because the pandemic has disrupted their placements.
A group of private tertiary institutions wants foreign students studying online from overseas to remain eligible for New Zealand work permits when they graduate.
Hundreds of jobs are on the line as schools, universities and polytechnics start budgeting for 2021 without millions of dollars in foreign student fees.
Auckland secondary school principals are confident changes to the NCEA will ease the stress on their students - but they've got a warning, too.
An expert panel wants a $100 million boost to the government's $315m fund for research in tertiary institutions and a lot more money for Māori and Pasifika researchers.
Some secondary school principals want the government to change its alert level rules to ensure NCEA and Scholarship exams can go ahead during a lockdown. Audio
Some teenagers are warning the pandemic has ruined the school year and the most disadvantaged students are losing motivation and need more NCEA changes.
Some high-decile schools are facing shortfalls of many thousands of dollars from donations and fundraising because of the pandemic.
Members of Victoria University's governing council have expressed distrust and sadness over a controversial and now-abandoned restructuring project.
Cuts in polytechnic leadership jobs and some closures are expected as the new national polytechnic struggles financially due to the pandemic.
Pay talks for hundreds of early childhood teachers have again paused while employers and the teachers' union, the NZEI, urge the government to bankroll higher pay rates.
Schools are thinking about asking some students who are planning to leave at the end of the year to return next year to complete credits.
Auckland Council's Southern Initiative is urging the government to connect South Auckland homes to the internet.
Researchers are urging the government to stop funding low-level tertiary courses that put young Māori into debt with no benefit to their future earnings.
Research warns streaming school classes by ability is racist and should be stopped.
Some Auckland principals feel blindsided and undermined by the government's surprise decision to let some Year 12 and 13 students return to class.
Auckland early learning centre owners say they can't survive without parents' fees and they would need government support if attendance was banned for an extended period.