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Broadcast on Manawatu People's Radio 18 September 2018.

Barry Slade, Part 2 of 2. Summary: 13 years teaching at Glen Oroua, then Principal of St James in P.Nth. Changed to fit the state system. Integration, school committees superseded PTA. Much parent involvement. Then Board of Trustees. Released from teaching. Numerous policies required, increased paperwork. Retired 1992, changes since then. Parent interviews, visiting poorer parents. School swimming pools. Children from foreign countries. Now police checks and parents working, so need teacher aides. Workload. Retirement after 40 years. Year off in the middle. Token policies. Music.

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September 18, 2018
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