10 must-reads for today

Students from the School of the Arts receiving their International Baccalaureate diploma exam results at the school yesterday. Almost all of the 2,152 students here - or 97.99 per cent - who sat the exams last November passed.
Students from the School of the Arts receiving their International Baccalaureate diploma exam results at the school yesterday. Almost all of the 2,152 students here - or 97.99 per cent - who sat the exams last November passed.PHOTO: SCHOOL OF THE ARTS

1 Singapore aced IB exams

Students here have fared better than their global counterparts in the International Baccalaureate (IB) diploma exams. There were 38 perfect scorers this year - more than half of the 68 worldwide. Almost 98 per cent of the students here passed the exams, compared with the 69 per cent globally. 

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 05, 2019, with the headline '10 must-reads for today'. Print Edition | Subscribe