The only charter school to fail was, of course, run by and for Maori.
Isn’t it time we face the uncomfortable truth that we can’t let failed and failing Maori be in charge of lifting failing Maori?
An announcement on whether one of the Government’s flagship charter schools will close will be made tomorrow.
Minister of Education Hekia Parata will address media in Auckland and end months of uncertainty for the school and its students.
The kura, recently renamed Te Pumanawa o te Wairua, was one of five charter or partnership schools to open at the start of last year.
Located on a farm 65km in Whangaruru, northwest of Whangarei, the kura caters for Years 9-13 students who typically have been on the margins of the education system. Read more »