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SCHOOL TEACHERS GAVE UP READING LOCAL NEWSPAPERS?

WHEN I had lunch with two secondary school teachers recently, I was taken aback when both admitted they did not read newspapers. The Straits Times was not part of their daily reading diet, and they were ignorant of the Forum pages. I had expected these teachers of English and literature to take a keener interest in what was happening around them, so that they could disseminate more informed knowledge and wisdom to their students.

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