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Teachers slam 2015 gov’t budget: ‘Not a centavo for salary hike’

MANILA – Public school teachers from the Manila Public School Teachers Association and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers held a protest action with a Halloween theme on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Chino Roces Bridge (former Mendiola Bridge). President Benigno S. Aquino III and Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad were portrayed as…

Main story: Stop implementation of ‘divisive’ incentive system – public school teachers “An increase is what we need Pnoy [President Aquino] and not the PBB, which is not being distributed fairly. Although we received a higher PBB than other schools, but it’s sad to note…all teachers in our district work hard for the sake of…

Stop implementation of ‘divisive’ incentive system – public school teachers

“In truth, any rewards system that pretends to set apart the ‘performing’ from the ‘non-performing’ falls flat in the face of the shortages that continue to be unmet by this administration.” – Alliance of Concerned Teachers

Sidebar story: Teachers question basis for determining, taxing incentives

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA — “We are overworked but underpaid, but even so, I never think of quitting my job,” said Michelle Silva, a teacher of five years at the Demetrio Tuazon Elementary School. On this year’s World Teachers Day, Silva, like other hundreds of teachers from across the country, joined the…

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch www.nordis.net BAGUIO CITY – Public school teachers demand a higher budget allocation for education as they joined here the nationally coordinated action that coincided with the budget deliberations in Congress. Some 300 mentors from different public schools in the Philippines who attended the second national leadership training seminar led by…