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Protecting the Privacy of Special Students (a case study of a fight won).

The summary of the story I’m about to tell you, goes like this: You will no longer find the National Standards data for Special Schools on either the Ministry of Education or Fairfax’s websites, because of a successful argument that … Continue reading

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Tendering a Relationship? When a taxi is more than a ride.

Over the past two years, my son was driven to and from his school everyday by a taxi service funded by the government. At the end of last year, we were told that the contract for these daily taxi trips … Continue reading

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Mainstreaming special needs children; re-looking at the recent New Zealand controversy

There has been a lot of recent media attention and public debate over the barriers faced by parents attempting to enrol their special needs children at mainstream schools, here in New Zealand. The problem has been identified as primarily one … Continue reading

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