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Changes to catchment area rules 'open up' top schools

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The Office of the Basic Education Commission (Obec) has changed admissions regulations on catchment areas to give children living further away from the best schools more chance of getting in through entrance exams. 

Kamol Rodklai, secretary-general of Obec, yesterday unveiled the new guidelines for admitting Mathayom 1 (Grade 7) and 4 students for the 2015 academic year.

Schools were previously required to take 50% of pupils from their local catchment area and 50% from further afield.

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