OPINION: Phillipstown people finally have pride in where they live - and the anchor through it all has been the school.
Lyttelton Main School yesterday shut its doors before it merges with Lyttelton West next term.
A large water fight yesterday involving pupils and teachers is one of the ways Waikuku School is marking its last days.
Cathedral Grammar School has unveiled a master plan for a new school that draws on an award-winning kindergarten in Japan.
Lawyer says Parata's legal team agrees to delay merger plans until after Phillipstown School's court challenge.
Phillipstown School will launch a second round of legal action in a bid to fight closure.
A Phillipstown leader says the school is 'not dead yet' despite being told it will merge with Woolston.
The Phillipstown and Woolston communities will learn the fate of their schools tomorrow.
The Kohanga Reo National Trust has angrily hit back at the Government's decision not to renew a $2.5 million contract.
A St Bede's parent says the school is almost "rewarding" pupils who set a Twizel road on fire.
A school that catering for more than 600 pupils may open near Rolleston at the start of next year.
Schools are worried a court ruling could unexpectedly leave them facing higher costs for teachers to attend camps and trips.
After a week of calls for her to step down, Hekia Parata says the focus should not be on her.
Just one busy junction is enough to deter parents from letting children bike to school, says academic.
Children are being taught by trainee teachers with drug and assault convictions.
Possible sites identified for relocating Banks Avenue and Unlimited Discovery 1 merger school.
Two Christchurch schools will be built using a public-private partnership model, education minister announces.
Those who have had little adult conversation at home, have never been read to, and have never seen a book until they arrived at school, will fall even further behind.
Principals say longer lessons are more conducive to modern learning and save time.
Education issues in Christchurch East will be at the centre of a meeting organised by the area's new MP tonight.
Months of work and planning is rewarded as Discovery 1 children head back into the Square.
Christchurch children are becoming "moving targets" between schools as post-quake issues force families to regularly move house.
A great year on and off the sports field has segued into study at Lincoln University for Cheviot Area School Dux Thomas Maxwell.
Canterbury schools are spending thousands on drug dogs to search classrooms and lockers.
Two Christchurch teenagers who went through primary school together are now among the country's top scholars.
Sporty teens are now begging teachers to let them read under an initiative using sports as a focus to their learning.
School principals are at breaking point over Novopay errors which they say have become 'unmanageable'.
Each school has on average more than five staff being paid incorrectly, a survey has found.
Have a question for the education minister? Hekia Parata joins us today for a live chat.
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Pauline Duthie is definitely the "new girl" at Christchurch Girls' High School.
Merger school Waitakiri opens for lessons
Christchurch's first post-quake merger school has opened in a burst of colour with the release of hundreds of balloons.
A Christchurch school has had to relocate after black mould affected its buildings.
A Christchurch school must relocate while repairs are carried out after a mould spore discovery.
Three Christchurch high schools are welcoming intermediate-aged pupils to their roll for the first time.
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OPINION: Out-of-school factors are estimated to make up to 80 per cent of the influences on student achievement.
OPINION: 'We're running late and it's only the first day. This year it's different. Miss 5 starts school today.'
OPINION: There is no "silver bullet" to improve schools, Dr Darrell Latham warns.
With more schools adding tablets and laptops to stationery lists, parents need to switch on to cyber safety.
One in five kids shows signs of stress disorder
Research is showing that the Canterbury earthquakes have caused more trauma in young children than expected. So how bad is it and what can be done? JOHN McCRONE reports.
Questions remain over whether the Government was short-changed in a $200m payout for quake-damaged schools.
One of the largest insurance payouts in NZ history has been settled for Canterbury schools.
The Ministry of Education has claimed its insurance settlement to cover earthquake damage to Christchurch schools.
The principal of a new-look Christchurch school is confident "the big kids will love having the new kids around".
The Greens would turn schools in lower income areas into hubs to address health, social and welfare needs.
The NZQA is still looking through material in an investigation into a far-reaching cheating scandal. | Inquiry on 'a go-slow'
Changes to the education system will attract experienced teachers to poorer schools, principals say.
State-educating her six children could be as costly as buying a house, a Christchurch mother says.
A "free" education in New Zealand is costing families tens of thousands of dollars, a survey has found.
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