ACT Teachers Partylist filed today their candidacy papers as they seek re-election in the partylist elections next year in their bid to continue their fight for the rights and welfare of Filipino teachers.
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“We will continue to serve the people, we will continue to fight for a just and prosperous society. It is time for the opposition to unite, unite with the people to end Duterte’s tyranny and dynasty.” — Neri Colmenares, Makabayan senatorial candidate
“Where is the plan for the safe return of classes for teachers and students? To say that there is a ‘victory’, the facilities should be adequate and safe, all children can go to school, and they are able to receive a good quality of education.”
Members of ACT Teachers Partylist and other progressive groups, along with former ACT Teachers Rep. Antonio Tinio pedaled their way to Filipino-American War historical markers today, Feb. 7.
“‘A little bit bigger’ will not afford us decent lives and will not bring dignity to our profession.”
Despite relentless harassment and vilification by the military and police throughout the campaign period up to election day last May 13, the progressive parties obtained a total of 2,236,155 votes which qualify them for six seats in the 18th Congress.
In its statement, the Svensson Foundation said Castro received the award for her “long-standing struggle to organize teachers and to fight for basic workers’ rights in the Philippines.”
Some teachers received salaries amounting to only P200.
Teachers lament that state security forces get doubled salaries in 2018, but not teachers.
“She reiterated her insensitive statement that teachers are well compensated and shall not receive local allowances and additional chalk/teaching supplies allowances.”
“This unconstitutional act embodies President Aquino’s endorsement of the militaristic path of the Abe administration, proof that he is all too willing to act as an enabler of a resurgent Japanese militarism.”