School donations continue to yield millions of dollars for wealthier schools

“Unfairness” was the watchword Chris Hipkins used when he outlined a proposed change to the school donations scheme in 2017.

The incoming Education Minister said schools where parents were less able to pay were at a disadvantage against those with wealthier parents.

“That’s creating real unfairness,” Hipkins said.

“It means that kids whose parents can afford to pay are getting a better deal than those parents that can’t.” Read more

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