02 Aug '11, 10am

Parents ask: Can Pri 1 registration be fairer?

Parents ask: Can Pri 1 registration be fairer?

The Primary One registration exercise. -- PHOTO: ST FILE WITH the Primary One registration exercise now in full swing, the question on many parents' minds and lips is: Can the criteria be made fairer? Several readers wrote in to The Straits Times forum in the past few days, with some saying that the system is complex and unfair and others arguing that the alumni advantage breeds elitism. Their letters sparked a further discussion online. Here's a snapshot of the debate so far. (If the rest of this page doesn't load fully, click here .) [View the story "Can Primary One registration be fairer?" on Storify]

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