Private school administrators have expressed alarm over the rising number of students transferring to public schools despite the increase of government subsidy for private school education.
The Department of Education plans to provide a subsidy called the expanded voucher program to finance students enrolling at senior high school (Grades 11 and 12).
The senior high school (SHS) curriculum under the K+12 program of the Department of Education (DepEd) did not sit well with Catholic educators in Mindanao, which branded it as “over-congested” and would likely “cause more problems than offer solutions” to the ailing education sector.
Students from the Tacloban campus of the University of the Philippines complained of receiving verbal abuse from the UP president after some of them barged into a top-level meeting of campus chancellors to distribute copies of their petition.
By DON J. PAGUSARA Today, we commemorate the World Teachers’ Day. It is only fitting and just that we reflect on the…