Opinion

JEHAN CASINADER: Here’s a crisis worth reading about

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 22 Aug 2020

Jehan Casinader
Sat, 22 Aug 2020
Some of our country’s greatest challenges have appeared in an instant. A devastating earthquake, a mine disaster, a mass shooting.But others unfold over many years – even decades. Like the rotting piles beneath a house, these problems develop so slowly that we barely notice them, until it’s too late.Last week, we learnt more about an issue that should concern all Kiwi parents and employers: the state of children’s literacy. A report by Professor Stuart McNaughton, the government’s chief education science advis...

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