Mid-year school expenses can catch busy families off-guard, so Laura Walters has some tips for parents on budgeting.
Maths can make some kids feel stupid. It's hard to realise how much that hurts unless you've experienced it firsthand. I have.
"It's a good thing your son is good looking, because he's as dumb as a post." What's the most outrageous thing a teacher has said to you?
'Tiger parenting', or pushing your children to excel academically, doesn't lead to more successful children, according to a new study.
School is more inviting place after a behaviour programme, says Porirua College's head girl.
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Elizabeth Smart says she felt unfit to return to society after being raped, based on what she'd been taught about pre-marital sex.
Separating children based on their ability is detrimental to pupils' education, research finds.
Pricey overseas high-school trips which involve flying as far as the Amazon criticised as marketing ploys that can lead to "increased inequality" amongst schools.
Jamie Curry may be NZ's most popular teen with a weekly worldwide audience of more than 7 million.
Teenage students have had assessments emailed to the wrong recipients in the latest government privacy breach.
Motivated, articulate teens are taking to the web to explore their interests and they are attracting a lot of fans.
Parents are fuming about schools not opening for the legally required number of teaching days.
How do you teach your children to be discerning about the information they read on the internet? To find facts amongst the fiction?
Parents being asked for money to secure a spot for their children on school rolls for next year.
Nick D'Aloisio, 17, seals deal worth up to $72m with Yahoo for mobile news aggregator, Summly.
Parents taken to court over their daughter's repeated truancy say the case topped off years of trauma.
Plans to ban sandals at an Auckland high school are scrapped after a protest by students.
A school forced to withdraw rare truancy charges against the parents of a 15-year-old has condemned the process as "flawed".
A quarter of secondary schools have recorded a deficit in the past three years.
The parents of two California grade school students have sued to block the teaching of yoga classes they complain promote eastern religions, saying children who exercise their choice to opt out of the popular program face bullying and teasing.
Nearly 7000 secondary school pupils have applied to have their 2012 NCEA exam results either reviewed or reconsidered.
Student who wants to be a stage star records an IQ test score putting her on par with Einstein.
Some schools have given up asking for donations as parents choose not to pay.
A classroom where a digital teacher delivers a lesson from another city is being touted as the way forward for education in the 21st century.
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