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Should I send my daughter to my alma mater or a nearby school?

Some parents may think that being in a brand-name school might allow their children to "network" in the future. ST PHOTO: CHONG JUN LIANG
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SINGAPORE - When I was registering my elder daughter for Primary 1 seven years ago, I had the choice of putting her in my alma mater, a popular girl's school, or her brother's school, a neighbourhood school nearby.

Based on the rules then, there was a high chance she would qualify for my primary school.

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