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Latest research backs ACT's education policy

Posted on 31 May 2005
Groundbreaking research released today backs ACT's education policies that trust parents and schools to make decisions, not education bureaucrats, ACT Education spokesman Deborah Coddington said today.

Did van Rooyen receive a golden handshake?

Posted on 17 May 2005
ACT Education spokesman Deborah Coddington today called on the Labour Government to make public any golden handshake paid to outgoing NZQA chief executive Karen van Rooyen.

Mallard pulls rank over Benson-Pope

Posted on 11 May 2005
ACT Education spokesman Deborah Coddington today said Associate Education Minister David Benson-Pope would be fuming over Education Minister Trevor Mallard pulling rank by ruling out the waiving or reimbursing of NCEA Scholarship reassessment fees.  

Labour to blame for wananga's financial mess

Posted on 10 May 2005
ACT MP Ken Shirley today blamed the Labour Government for Te Wananga O Aotearoa being on the brink of insolvency.  

NZQA's apology hollow, says Franks

Posted on 08 May 2005
The NZQA’s apology to students and parents over the NCEA Scholarship exams debacle is hollow, ACT Associate Education and Commerce spokesman Stephen Franks said today.

NZQA a bloated bureaucracy

Posted on 07 May 2005
The NZQA’s bungling of the NCEA Scholarship exams highlights what a bloated bureaucracy it is, ACT Education spokesman Deborah Coddington said today.

ACT on National's education policy

Posted on 13 Apr 2005

ACT Education spokesman Deborah Coddington today predicted many parents would be disappointed at the National Party

ACT welcomes call for truancy database

Posted on 29 Mar 2005

ACT Associate Education spokesman Kenneth Wang today welcomed the call by truancy officers to establish a national

Deborah Coddington's Liberty Belle

Posted on 18 Mar 2005
A lunacy sighting of my own this week. I've been visiting schools around the country, talking to principals and board members about their funding. The School Trustees Association this week launched a campaign - "Put the free back into free education". While I don't entirely agree with the slogan (someone pays - there's no such thing as a free lunch) I admire them for taking on the Government in election year.

Wananga inquiry doesn't go far enough

Posted on 18 Mar 2005

ACT MP Ken Shirley today was disappointed with the Auditor-General’s terms of reference for his inquiry into

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