New Zealand First is disappointed at the Government sneaking through a piece of legislation, which will breach the rights of disabled adults and their family members.
New Zealand First says it is unacceptable that the Government has ignored a High Court ruling to keep Salisbury School open and instead is trying to shut it through dodgy backdoor politics.
New Zealand First has urged the Education Minister to accept the High Court ruling that closing Salisbury special needs school for girls in Nelson is unlawful.
New Zealand First is calling on the Government to urgently amend the criteria so that all students with reading and writing disabilities are able to access extra assistance to sit NCEA exams.
Quality education has been further compromised by National’s decision to close down half of the country’s Residential Special Schools, says New Zealand First disability issues spokesperson Barbara
New Zealand First is supporting moves to stop the Government from closing the Ranui Primary Special Needs Unit in West Auckland which would force the kids to attend mainstream classes.
New Zealand First applauds a landmark court decision that opens the way for parents of disabled children to become paid carers.