Nothing to see here either Chippy – Status Quo for the Education System Works Fine?

Chris Hipkins wants to close down Charter Schools that are making a difference to Maori and Pasifika families because the unions are telling him to tell the country that the system works fine for everyone anyway and that there is plenty of “choice”.

The statistics speak for themselves but Hipkins either can’t hear them or read them and he definitely can’t understand them.

Roll Based Statistics 2015

 Y11 NCEA Level 1 % Pass

Asian 88
European 82
Pasifika 73
Maori  64

 Y12 NCEA Level 2 % Pass

Asian 90
European 83
Pasifika 77
Maori  71
Y13 NCEA Level 3 % Pass
Asian 76
European 70
Pasifika 58
Maori  53
Y13 University Entrance Pass Rates
Asian 65
European 58
Pasifika 30
Maori  32

He simply relies on passive communities to accept this year after year, and the future social issues, because he assumes they will vote Labour anyway.

Chris Hipkins isn’t thinking of children when opposes charter schools, he is thinking of protecting the unions.


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As much at home writing editorials as being the subject of them, Cam has won awards, including the Canon Media Award for his work on the Len Brown/Bevan Chuang story. When he’s not creating the news, he tends to be in it, with protagonists using the courts, media and social media to deliver financial as well as death threats.

They say that news is something that someone, somewhere, wants kept quiet. Cam Slater doesn’t do quiet and, as a result, he is a polarising, controversial but highly effective journalist who takes no prisoners.

He is fearless in his pursuit of a story.

Love him or loathe him, you can’t ignore him.

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