21 Sep 2018

What next for Charter School Students?

From Nine To Noon, 9:24 am on 21 September 2018
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Charter Schools schools will cease to exist at the end of the year, so what next for the students and communities they served? While the coalition Government has order the charter schools to close, it has also approved all of them to reopen next year as either designated character schools or integrated state schools.

What will the change mean for the staff and what difference will it make to the students, the vast majority of whom are Maori or Pasifika. Graeme Osborne from the Charter School support charity, E Tipu e Rea, joins Lynn Freeman to discuss. 

 

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