ST SMART PARENTING
The DSA route gives Primary 6 pupils the chance to apply to a secondary school using academic and non-academic achievements and talents beyond the PSLE.
FUN WITH KIDS
The new system takes effect when this year's Primary 6 cohort applies to get into secondary schools next year.
Parents must focus their efforts on finding not the top school, but the right school for their children, says senior education correspondent Sandra Davie.
Preparing for P1
The Straits Times responds to a reader's question on job outcomes for those taking the private school route to a degree.