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15 May, 2017 11:31am
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Patrice Dougan

Reporter, NZ Herald

patrice.dougan@nzherald.co.nz

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A top Auckland boys' school is tackling sticky topics in a healthy relationships programme.
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A massive under-spend of more than $330 million for a flagship Government educational policy has been revealed.
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The Long Bay College community is reeling after three deaths in the school community this year.
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An Auckland schoolboy was approached by an unknown man in a white van yesterday, in what is suspected to be an attempted abduction.
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A "critical" need for trained principals has spurred a programme to give school leaders key skills for the job.
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Pass rates for the controversial MCAT exam, which reduced some students to tears, are higher than previous years.
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Anxious wait over for 7500 top students who will get their scholarship results today.
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Troubled schools: A school where teachers were allegedly given "illegal" payments is one of nine under Government control.
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A principal who stalked a young teacher has been censured by the teacher's body.
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Dozens of teachers were disciplined or struck off last year for sexual, inappropriate or aggressive behaviour towards students.
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The new school year starts next week as the number of empty teaching places in secondary schools is the highest in almost a decade.
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Primary school principals are burned-out and leaving the profession because of high stress and 'relentless' workload.
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A tertiary training school for business and management students has been closed down by officials.
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The average student is in $21,000 of debt, which will take them more than eight years to pay off.
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The University of Canterbury has revealed its new post-earthquake design.
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The cost of putting a child through state school has risen by 15 per cent in 10 years, new figures show.
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More than 20,000 students asked for an emergency derived grade following the Kaikoura earthquake.
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The NZQA website is running slow as anxious students scramble to check their results.
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The wait is over - NCEA results are now available.
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Exam results day can be a stressful one all round for both students and their parents.
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Catching up with the nine top scholars from 2015 NCEA exams, a year on from their results.
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A record number of New Zealand students have received early round offers to some of the world's best tertiary institutions, including the Ivy League.
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A "spectacular" multi-million dollar homestead on the edge of Lake Wakatipu and the foothills of the Remarkables has been donated to the University of Otago.
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A West Auckland pupil is packing his suitcase to fly out to a prestigious music college.
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More than 80 Kiwi kids were abducted or kidnapped in the first nine months of 2016.
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Auckland and Bay of Plenty worst for school fires, but authorities say reduction efforts have worked.
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Few teachers think National Standards have had a positive impact on achievement, a new report says.