Streams apart

Has streaming run its course?

The policy is in the spotlight after an OECD report highlighted that nearly half of low-income students here are concentrated in the same schools. Insight reports.

He was a Normal stream kid who became a dentist.

Dr Chua Koon Ting, founder of a chain of four dental clinics, lost his father to cancer when he was 12, and with his mum toiling at two jobs to make ends meet, he did poorly at school.


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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline 'Has streaming run its course?'. Print Edition | Subscribe