“The Greens’ radical plan to make te reo Māori compulsory in schools will hurt New Zealand kids”, says ACT Leader David Seymour.
“Students already struggle with basic reading and writing skills. Our literacy statistics are alarming.
“In the latest Progress in International Reading Literacy Study, Year 5 students ranked 33rd out of 50 countries, and last out of English-speaking countries.
“A 2014 Tertiary Education Commission report found that, of Year 11