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Stand-down, Suspension, Exclusion, Expulsion; what do they mean and what are your rights?

A reader (and friend) recently asked me what rights someone has in New Zealand when they want to challenge a school’s decision about what to do about a student’s behaviour. In particular, she wanted to know about the processes and … Continue reading

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Society is your “special treatment.”

Every week lately I encounter a story that attacks the “special treatment” that the disabled receive. Whether it’s attacking the way that those with disabilities are “allowed” to skip queues, make more disruptive noises or movements than others, or in … Continue reading

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Restructuring the disabled out of a job; why I am boycotting KFC New Zealand (updated).

Update: KFC has backtracked under public and political pressure, and is finding ways to re-employ their disabled employees! Thank you to everyone who shared the news story, shared my post, and boycotted KFC with us over the past month. We … Continue reading

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