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Thursday, March 09, 2017

20% of places in sec schools to be kept for students with no affiliation

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Consider this in the light of the backlash on meritocracy, which is now widening the gap btw the rich and the poor in Singapore. This 20% quota is to ensure social mixing so that those with no connections (eg the poor) will have a chance to learn together with those from the elite group -- esp if their grades are good. True meritocracy will then operate, ensuring that those who get into a coveted sch got in because of their grades instead of riding on the affiliation of the pri sch they hail from....

Qn: To what extent is education a great leveller in your society?