09 Mar '11, 7am

A lesson in citing irrelevant statistics: by Leong Sze Hian I refer to the articles “School system ‘still best

To quote just one example of a poor boy on govt scholarship doesn’t prove anything. Maybe he was just given the scholarship so that he can be used as an “example” during such wayang parliament sittings. Remember the case of a SBS foreign bus captain (aka driver) which was cited by LHL during the last ND speech – as living example of FW/FT integrating well and getting praises from passengers. Big deal, there are probably 10 others who don’t integrate well and collect curses from Singaporeans. In short, one point data is not statistics; hmm, dun our Education Minister know das?

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