Removal of mid-year exams brings parents and children some relief, but raises some questions

Mid-year exams have already been axed for Primary 3, Primary 5, Secondary 1 and Secondary 3 students in the past three years. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - While some parents welcomed the scrapping of mid-year exams, others were concerned that this could raise the stakes of the year-end exams.

The Straits Times spoke to 15 parents, many of whom said that whether it is a good move depends on how schools implement the changes, and what they do in place of the exams.

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