Govt axing of scholarship a 'lost opportunity' for poor communities

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Sun, 4 Mar 2018, 12:30PM
Dr Lance O'Sullivan says scrapping the Aspire scholarship means children who are at risk due to their environments may not make it to become the leaders they could be. (Photo: Dean Purcell)

Govt axing of scholarship a 'lost opportunity' for poor communities

Author
Newstalk ZB Staff,
Publish Date
Sun, 4 Mar 2018, 12:30PM

The Government's scrapping of a scholarship scheme started by the National government in 2009 to support disadvantaged teenagers into private high schools has been met with dismay by some advocates of the program such as Northland Doctor Lance O'Sullivan.

LISTEN ABOVE AS DR LANCE O'SULLIVAN SPEAKS TO KERRE MCIVOR 

 

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