12 Apr 2020

Struggling school prepares for distance learning in lockdown

From Sunday Morning, 11:44 am on 12 April 2020

Mayfair School in Hastings has been at the coalface of the struggle with poverty in recent years, with many local families having a hard time providing the basic necessities for their children. Principal Ricardo Fox talks to Jim about how the school community has been dealing with lockdown, and how they are preparing for distance learning after the government's announcement it will be spending $88.7 million to support schools around the country.

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