Charter schools a form of dangerous exploitation, says PPTA
16 December 2011
Charter schools a form of dangerous
exploitation, says PPTA
dangerously into territory where public education is seen as
charity and not the right of every student,” says junior
vice president Doug Clark.
“Our latest book for the
prime minister is Nicholas Nickleby by Charles
Dickens, it illustrates the danger in competition between
“We don’t have the same level of violence
in New Zealand schools as in this novel, but children are
exploited in a different way in the countries that have
adopted charter schools; like through excessive marketing
and branding,” says Clark.
In the spirit of the season
PPTA continues to help John Key build up a collection of
reading by gifting him a book on each of the 12 working days
The letter to John Key is available here.
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