Child Poverty

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LETTERS: Don’t blame an entire organisation for idle scaffolding

• THERE are far more important issues than idle scaffolding which justify the application of obsessive complaint disorder – cyclists being killed, child poverty, pollution, high energy bills and central government cuts ( Scaffolding goes up, but we are ... [Published Islington Tribune - 1 hour ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Taxpayer funds 'used for Scots independence campaign

A senior Scottish civil servant will face questions over whether taxpayers' money has been used to fund the pro-independence campaign, the Telegraph has revealed.The newspaper reports that senior officials are unhappy about the extent to which Sir Peter ... [Published PoliticsHome - 3 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Tackling child poverty

The Liberal Democrat manifesto will include a commitment to introduce new child poverty measures it has been announced today.The manifesto will feature the three child poverty targets which were blocked by the Conservatives: reducing relative poverty, ... [Published Liberal Democrat Party - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Michelle Rhee’s real legacy: Here’s what’s most shameful about her reign

In the last week or so, , an education reform organization that she founded four years ago. During her tenure at StudentsFirst, and before then, Rhee meticulously crafted her image as a firebrand who intended to shake up education in the country. Although ... [Published Salon - 4 hours ago]
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Greens free travel a hit with students

Green Party Co-leader Russel Norman. Photo / Glenn TaylorNew Zealanders are strongly in favour of a proposal to give tertiary students free trips on public transport, a Herald-DigiPoll survey shows.Nearly two-thirds of respondents said students should ... [Published New Zealand Herald - 9 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Child poverty shame revealed

Too many Taranaki children are becoming ill and dying because of the growing gap between the wealthy and the poor, paediatrician Nicola Nelson says.Dr Nelson painted a harrowing picture of Taranaki's child poverty problem at an election forum discussing ... [Published Taranaki Daily News - 15 hours ago]
First reported 16 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Labour’s focus on inequality, kids and better job prospects

MEDIA STATEMENT Tackling child poverty and removing barriers to people working part time to enhance their prospects of moving into a fulltime job are highlights of Labour’s Social Development policy. Releasing the policy today, spokesperson SueMoroney ... [Published Scoop - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

Pre-school is important

By from St. Paul Today at 5:36 p.m.A new report by the United Nations Children’s Fund on the well-being ofchildren in 35 developed nations turned up some alarming statistics aboutchild poverty in this country. More than one in five American children ... [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated 17 hours ago - 2 reports

Join the hikoi to end child poverty in New Zealand

CPAG is calling on people across society to join a march from Britomart to Aotea Square in Auckland to demand action on child poverty in Aotearoa. ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 17 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 2 reports

National takes a hit in poll (NZ Newswire)

National has fallen in the first poll since the launch of Dirty Politics book while the Green Party appears to be the winners in the fallout.The NZ Herald-Digipoll, which covered seven days after Nicky Hager's book was released, has National down by 4.9 ... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Ryan Recycles Weak Talking Point On Welfare Reform

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) continues to praise welfare reform for reducing child poverty, which has now risen to levels seen before welfare reform. (Scott Eells) | Bloomberg viaWASHINGTON -- Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) on Wednesday praised welfare reform for ... [Published Huffington Post - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Tax pitched at child poverty

Greens co-leader Metiria Turei says a 40 percent top tax rate is an important step towards creating a fairer society.The Greens are proposing to apply the top rate to incomes over $140,000, and use the money to address child poverty.This will be done ... [Published Waatea News.com - Aug 20 2014]

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"We're all sick of anti-social behaviour and it costs £70,000 to put a young person in jail" he said
"We’re not going to pick a fight on this before the referendum because it would be counterproductive but it’s not gone unnoticed by ministers and civil servants" one source said
The debate’s topic "Market forces or bold policy? Achieving affordable quality housing in Auckland" will allow voters to hear representatives from five of the main political parties outline their plans to address the Supercity’s on-going housing is...
...In a statement, it said: "Barnardo's wants to see a major shift in public policy towards early intervention. Children in troubled families need much greater support, and they need it far earlier. The scale of the need is enormous. With 500,000 troubled families, there are likely to be up to a million children suffering problems at home."

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LETTERS: Don’t blame an entire organisation for... [Published Islington Tribune - 1 hour ago]
Alex Salmond's former policy chief launches bli... [Published Mail Online UK - 2 hours ago]
Taxpayer funds 'used for Scots independence cam... [Published PoliticsHome - 3 hours ago]
Tackling child poverty [Published Liberal Democrat Party - 4 hours ago]
Michelle Rhee’s real legacy: Here’s what’s most... [Published Salon - 4 hours ago]
Team Australia: the reality of the figures [Published ABC Online - 5 hours ago]
Families scheme 'may work in Wales' [Published BBC - 6 hours ago]
Willing to pay more to protect social services [Published Kelowna Daily Courier - 8 hours ago]
Greens free travel a hit with students [Published New Zealand Herald - 9 hours ago]
Scottish mandarin faces questions over referend... [Published Telegraph - 10 hours ago]
Debating the future of Auckland's housing [Published Voxy.co.nz - 13 hours ago]
Cameron promises 'family test' for Government p... [Published ChurchTimes - 14 hours ago]
Child poverty shame revealed [Published Taranaki Daily News - 15 hours ago]
Labour’s focus on inequality, kids and better j... [Published Scoop - 16 hours ago]
Working families hit twice as hard by Coalition... [Published The Independent - 16 hours ago]
Pre-school is important [Published Brainerd Daily Dispatch - 17 hours ago]
Join the hikoi to end child poverty in New Zealand [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 17 hours ago]
National takes a hit in poll (NZ Newswire) [Published Yahoo!Xtra - 20 hours ago]
National takes a hit in poll [Published MSN New Zealand - 20 hours ago]
Susan Ohanian.org: Vermont’s Heroic Response Sh... [Published National Education Policy Center - 23 hours ago]
College of Business & Law Guest Lecture: Phil O... [Published University of Canterbury - Aug 21 2014]
HM Revenue & Customs Receipts - August 2014 [Published HM Revenue & Customs - Aug 21 2014]
UK Government Austerity Measures Creating Wides... [Published RIA Novosti - Aug 21 2014]
All animals are equal but some animals are more... [Published Mature Times - Aug 21 2014]
Sinn Fein Cuts Will Inflict More Pain Than Tory... [Published Democratic Unionist Party - Aug 21 2014]
Would Scottish independence be good for radical... [Published New Internationalist - Aug 21 2014]
Hikoi to demand action on child poverty (Fusewo... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 21 2014]
Letters: Where’s the war, no love lost and spea... [Published Alibi - Aug 21 2014]
Inequality rising, but not in cost of housing [Published 3 News - Aug 21 2014]
Inequality up, but not in cost of housing [Published MSN New Zealand - Aug 21 2014]
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Join the hikoi to end child poverty in New Zealand [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - 17 hours ago]
CPAG is calling on people across society to join a march from Britomart to Aotea Square in Auckland to demand action on child poverty in Aotearoa. ...
Children, not ideology, at the heart of policy [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 18 2014]
Child Poverty Action Group has welcomed the Green's policy on Working for Families announced yesterday and says it puts children's needs at the heart of policy. CPAG economics spokesperson Associate Professor Susan St John said, "The Green's ... ...
Better solutions for child health than a WOF [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 18 2014]
The Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG) has recently called for a Warrant of Fitness for rental properties because of rising rents, overcrowding plus poor and deteriorating rentals. The NZ Property Investors’ Association (NZPIF) supports improving rental ...
NZEI welcomes Green Party's tax policy [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 18 2014]
The Green Party’s plans to invest in children and reduce the harm done by child poverty will have a big impact on educational success, says NZEI Te Riu Roa National President Judith Nowotarski. ...
Decent housing a priority to support low income... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Aug 14 2014]
Child Poverty Action Groups says New Zealand could do much more to ensure sure all children grow up in warm, dry, secure homes. In a policy paper on the impact of the housing market on children released today, CPAG says major investment and intervention ...
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