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NATIONAL DAY RALLY 2017

Pre-school sector outlay to reach S$1.7b in 2022

PM Lee says doubling of annual spending from 2017 will foster social mobility

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There will be 40,000 new full-day pre-school places created in the next five years, a 30 per cent rise from the available places today; PM Lee at My First Skool (above).

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THE government is going to double public spending again on the pre-school sector to S$1.7 billion a year in 2022, which is up significantly from the annual expenditure of S$360 million in 2012 and S$840 million this year.

Describing this as a "heavy but worthwhile"

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