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Education Charter Schools (Abolition) Amendment Bill

Introduced on April 7, a Member’s bill in the name of Labour’s Chris Hipkins. The purpose of the bill is to abolish partnership schools or kura hourua (“charter schools”).¬†First reading interrupted on October 19 with the Govt and support parties indicating they would vote the Bill down. Voted down on November 9 with National, Maori Party, ACT and United Future opposed.¬†Education Charter Schools (Abolition) Amendment Bill