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EX-RGS STUDENT SUES SCHOOL FOR NOT PROTECTING HER FROM BULLYING

18 year-old Ms Cheryl Tan is suing her former school, Raffles Girls School, because she felt the school authorities did not protect her from school bullies, which she says led to her withdrawal from the school and her decision to study overseas. She wants the school to pay for her pain and suffering and also the $220,000 it cost to continue her studies at the prestigious Wells Cathedral School in England. She is currently completing her A levels there.

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STUDENT UNDER-16 YEARS OLD CAUGHT BY POLICE FOR LKY DEATH HOAX

The Singapore Police Force told the media today that they have taken into custody a young, male Singaporean student suspect under 16 years-old to assist in investigations into a hoax media statement about Lee Kuan Yew's death. At 10pm on Wednesday, the SPF received reports about a hoax media statement from the Prime Minister's Office, which alleged that Lee Kuan Yew had died at 5.30pm on 18th March.

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JC STUDENT JUMPED TO HIS DEATH BECAUSE OF SMALL PENIS

An 18-year-old student jumped to his death because he was convinced his genitals were too small, a Singapore coroner's report said on Wednesday. Despite strong emotional support from his girlfriend, he remained convinced that he had a problem. In delivering the verdict of suicide, state Coroner Tan Boon Heng said that the incident highlighted the importance of sex education in and outside schools. The junior college student's death showed that even intelligent young people can be "victims of misinformation," Tan said.

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The Truth About Life As a Polytechnic Student

It's finally the end of my third academic year in Polytechnic before the start of Internship Programme. Everyone's tired. We all need a break from this crazy Final Year Project (FYP) that everyone has been losing their sleep for. I can't say that I'm a committed student myself because I'm always late for classes and am quite the slacker in school. But that's only because I'm tired of this environment that we're in.

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52 YR OLD LADY GRADUATES FROM ITE NURSING WITH ALMOST PERFECT GPA

Ms Liaw Lay Kian spent 16 years caring for her bed-bound father-in-law, who passed away; and 10 months for her husband who was fighting cancer but succumbed. She was 50, and at a crossroad. What should she do? She faced this with great courage. Undaunted, she thought she would go back to school to study, so that she could help more people. She was concerned that she would be rejected because of her age. To her surprise, ITE responded to her within 3 hours! The last time she had sat for any major exam was back in 1979. Could she cope?

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Secondary school teacher admits to having sex with 15 year old student

A 15-year-old student suffered from a psychiatric condition and an eating disorder after she had sex with a teacher, a district court heard on Tuesday. The Secondary 3 student experienced intense and prolonged psychological distress, feelings of disgust, guilt, shame and self-blame and had poor sleep during her sexual relationship with the teacher. The 33-year-old accused, who is currently unemployed.

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Students used to explain benefits of Pioneer Generation Package to old folks

About 300 students from Swiss Cottage Secondary School spent the first Sunday of their June holidays visiting elderly residents in Bukit Batok to explain key benefits of the Pioneer Generation Package. While members of Singapore’s pioneer generation will receive, as part of the package, Medisave top-ups of between S$200 and S$800 every year for life starting from next month, many are still unclear about the details.

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Teacher admits sexually abusing 2 ex-students

As a trainee teacher, Yeo Chang Yong was supposed to protect and look after the secondary school students under his charge. Instead, he abused his position and destroyed the "fundamental feeling of safety" by sexually abusing two of his former students, said Deputy Public Prosecutor Sharmila Sripathy-Shanaz in court yesterday. Yeo, 30, had sex with one victim on six occasions after he had left the school. She was 15 and he was 26 when the offences were committed in late 2010. He also committed a separate offence in the same year by fondling the breasts of the other victim, then 14.

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