18 Jul '12, 3am

Experts : Govt should run pre-school and make it free.

Experts : Govt should run pre-school and make it free.

This problem has identified by educators for more than a decade and has gotten worse as our income gap widened and poverty grew. Yet the PAP has no solution in place...why is that so? This is a govt that is willing to millions in scholarship to educate children of foreigners but fixing a problem that has held back the progress Singaporean children is too difficult for the PAP govt to solve. This is perplexing...and especially so when the PAP tells us the redeeming feature of our system which suffers from high income inequality is social mobility. I have not seen evidence t that our social mobility is that much higher than in other developed countries where income inequality is narrower. A very important part of social mobility is everyone having a good start regardless of their family's income. We have children who go through no pre-school or if they are lucky, they get a ...

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