Stiff fight for Primary 1 slot in prime schools
SOME have said that it is 'worse than lottery'. Yet, some parents will do whatever it do whatever it takes to give their children a better chance of landing a spot at their primary school of choice during the Primary 1 registration exercises - even if it means spending millions of dollars on property or downgrading to a smaller home. While some succeed, others lose out - and even celebrities like Zoe Tay can't seem to win despite doing 80 hours of volunteer work at Nanyang Primary School with her husband. More in The New Paper on Sunday (Aug 14).