01 Mar '11, 11am

[ST] MPs worry if kids from poor homes can move up in life

[ST] MPs worry if kids from poor homes can move up in life

Mr Sin, who delivered an impassioned plea for more attention to be paid to the disparity between top schools and heartland schools, was one of three MPs during the second day of the Budget debate to flag social mobility as a concern. They follow three other MPs who had done so on Monday. A few of the MPs brought up statistics that Minister Mentor Lee Kuan Yew had released to the media on the parental background of students in January.

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