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Parents should lead kids’ education

Lengthy articles in the newspaper recently advocating for early childhood intervention by professionals should concern people (“Support growing for universal pre-K” and “Funds needed for child care center,” Jan. 14). We shouldn’t let the state take control over a child’s education away from parents. If we allow the state to determine …

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Why parents are choosing to unschool their children

Aprajita Negi with her eight-year-old son Aarav. For five years, Pune-based Rayn Samson did little apart from playing video games. Today, the 21-year-old, who didn’t attend school for even one day and instead was ‘unschooled’, has completed his IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) and is appearing for his …

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Disability support wait times rise at Ministry of Education

A blow-out in waiting times for Education Ministry support for children with disabilities and behaviour problems is leaving some children waiting 10 months or more for help. Children need help with their learning difficulties as early as possible to avoid a cycle of failure and under-achievement, an expert says. Photo: …

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