MOE created elite schools, now asks parents to change perception

What a responsibility shirker. MOE, that is. Wasn't it MOE who created elite schools such only the top students end up in IP schools? Has not the IP system forced the pressure in schools from secondary level down to primary level? Now MOE has the gall to tell parents to change perception about neighbourhood schools. Well, if MOE really claims that neighbourhood schools are are good as elite ones, let's scrap all forms of elitism in schools - SAP schools included. 'Perceptions about neighbourhood schools must change' There is a need to change Singaporeans' perception of neighbourhood schools, said Education Minister Heng Swee Keat in Parliament on Thursday. He was responding to MP Teo Ser Luck (Pasir Ris-Punggol GRC), who said that the label 'neighbourhood school' had created a less than desirable impression compared to 'branded schools'. Mr Teo asked what the Education Min...

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