The huge interest in the publication of national standards data by Fairfax Media outlets proves parents are hungry for information about their schools.
National standards results could have a role in assessing the performance of teachers, Education Minister Hekia Parata says.
Queen Margaret College's barbershop chorus has won third place in an international competition without having to leave Wellington.
Wellington pupils struggling to complete NCEA can now gain credits by working at the Warehouse.
Education Minister Hekia Parata is being accused of patronising teachers at a conference in Wellington.