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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…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Some 300 teachers from all over Quezon City, Manila, Taguig, Malabon, Caloocan and Pasig marched from the Sandigan Bayan offices to the House of Representatives on March 15, 2011 and called on lawmakers to support, approve and pass House Bill 2142, or” An Act Upgrading the Minimum Salary of…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
Rep. Antonio Tinio of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers Party-List said the Aquino administration’s move to implement universal kindergarten education was a welcome move as it would help reduce the huge number of dropouts in the early elementary grades. But he also expressed reservations the policy of the Department of Education to hire kindergarten teachers as contractuals.

PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2010 Cagayan de Oro City, MISAMIS ORIENTAL – Military men in fulll battle gear have been going from one house to another in different municipalities in Sorsogon City since last week in the pretext of conducting a survey among the communities. But according to people interviewed, what the military is conducting…

By MARYA SALAMAT
Act, Migrante and Courage accuse the Arroyo administration of having a hand in the Comelec’s decisions to bar them from the partylist race. The rulings were released quite late last year, thus not allowing enough time for the three partylist groups to challenge the decisions. The groups have been active in campaigns against the Arroyo administration’s policies, corruption scandals and rights abuses.

The recently signed Salary Standardization Law 3 (SSL3) sets new salary rates for state workers. It’s a welcome respite amid the economic crisis, as well as an initial victory of the campaign for better wages. But government workers say SSL3, apart from giving really small increases, still has numerous anti-worker provisions. It is crying out for improvement.