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Schools Warned not to Set Debt Collectors on Families that Don’t Pay ‘Voluntary Donations’

New Zealand is getting an F in its international education rankings, and its NCEA high school qualification has fallen into disrepute. The NCEA, a second-rate ‘made-in-NZ’ substitute for the Cambridge International Examinations, has been called a …credit accumulation exercise. The NCEA system encourages schools and students to choose soft-option unit standards and easier achievement standards…