Ensuring poorer kids don't feel marginalised in top schools

Last month, the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) released a report showing that nearly half of low-income students in Singapore are concentrated in the same schools.

This has intensified calls from the public as well as policymakers to have a better mix of students in schools to better encourage social diversity and prevent class divides.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on November 29, 2018, with the headline 'Ensuring poorer kids don't feel marginalised in top schools'. Print Edition | Subscribe