Posts Tagged ‘Decile Ratings’

Decile ratings – whoever has will be given more – it seems Comments 0

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

Schools are bracing for the biggest changes to their funding in seven years, as officials measure how rich or poor their pupils’ families are. The decile ranking system is intended to compensate adequately schools whose parents cannot afford to make big donations. However, schools in rich areas are still about $1,000 a year better off for Read more

Catholic schools – Metro says they’re hot, academic says maybe not Comments 0

Tuesday, July 17th, 2012

“Maybe they’re putting brain juice in the communion wine. Whatever it is, our results suggest that if New Zealand is going to get serious about the ‘long tail of failure’ in schools, we need to look closely at why Catholic schools are doing so well,” says the editor of Auckland’s Metro Magazine, Simon Wilson. Catholic schools Read more