DAVAO CITY — President Benigno S. Aquino III has signed into law two measures establishing national high schools in Dumalinao municipality, Zamboanga del Sur province, and Libagon, Southern Leyte province.
President Aquino approved Republic Act (RA) No. 10730 and RA 10731 last December 29. RA 10730 mandates the establishment of a national high school in Barangay Ticwas in Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur, to be known as the Ma. Clara Lobregat National High School. Meanwhile, RA 10731 establishes a national high school in Barangay Jubas in Libagon, Southern Leyte, to be known as the Libagon National High School.
The laws tasked the Secretary of Education to include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the two schools, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
The new laws also tasked the Secretary of Education to issue the rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.