Education

The state should fund a range of schools, letting kids and parents choose what is right for them, not just what school is closest to them.

From ACT's website:

ACT’s successful Partnership Schools Policy allows communities, iwi, philanthropists and business organisations to partner with educators to open new innovative schools. These schools are highly accountable as they contract with the Government to meet specified, rigorous educational standards in return for the freedom to innovate. The ten Partnership Schools currently operating span from a military academy, to project-based inquiry learning, to Steiner, to Maori medium.

ACT believes Independent Schools provide valuable choice to parents. However, they face an uneven playing field against State Schools.

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Candidate questions?

james.mcdowall@act.org.nz
PO Box 21193
Rototuna, Hamilton 3256

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ACT New Zealand
PO Box 99651
Newmarket, Auckland 1149

Read more about ACT's education policy