Attitudes, not labels, must change

I asked my 16-year-old son and 14-year-old daughter what they thought about the Government's decision to do away with the Normal (Technical), Normal (Academic) and Express streams.

No big deal, both said; a stark contrast to the mainly positive reactions from parents and netizens after Education Minister Ong Ye Kung made the announcement on Tuesday.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 07, 2019, with the headline 'Attitudes, not labels, must change'. Print Edition | Subscribe