28 May 2014

Research into enrollment "revolving door" at low-decile schools

From Nine To Noon, 9:36 am on 28 May 2014

Research just released by the Child Poverty Action Group sheds new light on the scale of the issue of children having to move between schools. The survey found decile one schools had a median roll turnover of 30 percent, while higher-decile schools had far lower turnover rates. And it says frequent moving hurts kids' education. With Donna Wynd, the chief researcher and policy analyst for the Child Poverty Action Group and Phil Palfrey, the Principal of Manurewa East School.