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Wednesday, September 12, 2012
How education really does start at home
This is a thought provoking article from today's New Zealand Herald. It starts:
'Failure starts before a child has even set foot in the classroom, writes Jim Traue.
The debate on how we deal with the "tail", the one in five pupils
Hekia Parata says are seriously under-performing, has been skilfully
channelled down one path, that of the failure of the schools. They are
at fault and have to make major changes'.