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Burning Issues The Parties Answer

We've asked the main political parties for #NZelection2017 for their policies on Burning Issues for education identified by our stakeholders and supporters.  

The questions come under five headings – teacher training, education spending, education effects of the Auckland housing crisis, language diversity and support for families. 

You can read the parties’ answers by clicking on the links below.