The repository of all knowledge – Wikipedia – tells us that a Ghetto is:
When asked about Charter Schools back on the 29th of July Chris Hipkins’ best response was:
@Inventory2 Every school should be a great school. Poor kids shouldn’t be shoved off into ghetto schools.
— Chris Hipkins (@chrishipkins) July 30, 2013
Given the recent release of school data highlighted on Monday
NCEA Level 1 Failure
Roll (% European)
|Otahuhu College (1)|
|Southern Cross Campus (1)|
|Aorere College (2)|
|Papatoetoe High School (3)|
|Mangere College (1)|
|Tangaroa College (1)|
|One Tree Hill (3)|
|Onehunga High School (4)|
|Tamaki College (1)|
|James Cook High School (1)|
i.e. massive segregation
How does Hipkins describe these schools? Are they happy for him to describe them that way?
What does he propose to do about them? Apart from repealing a model that Standford Unversity says:
benefit[s] students from poor families, black students and Hispanic English-language learners more than their peers in other groups,
“The results reveal that the charter school sector is getting better on average and that charter schools are benefiting low-income, disadvantaged and special-education students,” CREDO Director Margaret Raymond said.
Labour’s 9 years of reinforcing the zoning and lack of choice for people in this areas has lead to a situation that the Left clearly see in their best interest to maintain.
Time for the people in these areas to look for choices that Labour/Greens/PPTA/NZEI constantly seek to deny them.