COMMENT: Onehunga mother Linda Stewart responds to Ministry of Education deputy secretary Ellen MacGregor-Reid's statements that the teachers' strike would "disrupt" children's education and "inconvenience" parents.

Dear Ms MacGregor-Reid,

Thank you for the concern you expressed for parents in the New Zealand Herald article dated May 26, 2019, regarding the upcoming teachers' strike. I appreciate that you are concerned that children's learning will be disrupted and families and employers will be not only inconvenienced, but significantly inconvenienced, by the planned strike action.

I have a somewhat different view of the strike action. My child's learning is not going