Rāmere 15 o Poutū-te-rangi

Student climate change strike

From Stuff:

Supporting our young people as they take action over climate change

School climate strike: This isn’t the first pupil strike – and last time, it worked

Thousands expected at student-led climate change march through Wellington

We doth protest too little: making a stand is a human right, regardless of age


See also:

NZ schools strike for climate: everything you need to know – The Spinoff

Kindergarten kids join school strike for climate in Waihi – NZ Herald


In other news:

Measles outbreak: Wellington schools, early childhood centres warned of risk

Residents across the greater Wellington region are being assured there are sufficient supplies of the measles vaccine in the wake of recent outbreaks in Canterbury, Auckland, Dunedin and Waikato.

Cash injection needed after multimillion-dollar Christchurch schools rebuild budget blowout

A multimillion-dollar Budget 2019 bid is likely after the Ministry  of Education underestimated the cost of rebuilding Christchurch schools by up to $300m.


And overseas: 

Alleged college scam schemers find their jobs in danger or gone

US universities and companies have moved swiftly to distance themselves from employees swept up in a nationwide college admissions scheme, many of them coaches accused of taking bribes and others prominent parents accused of angling to get their children into top schools by portraying them as recruited athletes.


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