Topic: Education

Outside agencies to manage Ōtara's truancy

The CEO of the Ōtara Boards' Forum is outraged the area's truancy contract has been given to two organisations outside of Ōtara.

The Forum has long provided truancy services to Ōtara's families and schools, and Wiremu Takerei says these are their schools, their families, their students and it's wrong to award the contract to outside groups.

Here's Numia Ponika-Rangi's report.