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Tackling inequality is not easy, but Singapore knuckles down to ensure no child is left behind

Nur Syazliana Muhammad Zamri is one of the beneficiaries of MOE's pilot programme to help at-risk students. PHOTO: MARSILING PRIMARY SCHOOL
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SINGAPORE - It was only last year that Marsiling Primary School pupil Nur Syazliana Muhammad Zamri began to turn up at school more frequently.

Prior to that, the Primary 5 girl sometimes bunked school while her mother was busy taking care of her younger siblings at home.

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