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By Donna Chisholm
North & South, Feb. 2017, p. 36-49.

Reports on findings from the long-running Dunedin Multidisciplinary Health and Development Study as the participants, who have been followed since childhood, enter middle age. Considers their health, family, and socioeconomic outcomes and discusses the influence of genetics, DNA, nurture, resilience, and other factors.

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By Cathy Wylie
New Zealand principal 31 (4) 2016, p. 11-12 (article).

Discusses the Government's review of the systems for funding schools and early childhood services. Looks at how the system could be made more efficient, how to measure efficiency, and how best to address educational disadvantage.

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By Donald J. Peurach
Educational researcher 45 (7), 2016, p. 421-429 (article).

Looks at the way policy concepts of impact and improvement affect the leadership of networks of schools working together on improvement initiatives.

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