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Press Release May 22, 2010 The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) and the Kabataan Partylist today launched “Balik-eskwela” hotline to gather complaints from parents and students regarding school violations on tuition and other fees consultation. According to earlier statements from CHED, the 339 schools it has approved to increase may be sliced…

NEWS RELEASE March 26, 2010 Kabataan Partylist Representative Raymond ‘Mong’ Palatino today said that the robbery case filed against five students of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) is a clear form of harassment by the PUP administration. Palatino particularly questioned the ‘necessity and fairness’ of filing a criminal offense against students ‘who were…

News Release March 24, 2010 In a public dialogue with Kabataan Partylist Rep. Raymond Palatino held in the rally of Iskolars ng Bayan from the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and University of the Philippines (UP) against tuition hikes this afternoon, Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chairman Emmanuel Angeles categorically and clearly declared that…

NEWS RELEASE March 1, 2010 The National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), together with Kabataan Partylist and students from different public and private schools, stormed CHED to protest against the wave of tuition and other fee increase for the next academic year. “We have attended tuition consultations and gathered data on tuition and…

NEWS RELEASE February 27, 2010 Kabataan Partylist Executive Vice President Carl Marc Ramota today enumerated schools that are not implementing the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHED) anti-‘no permit, no exam’ policy memorandum. Ramota said that the list is based on the compiled complaints of parents and students to Kabataan Partylist and NUSP’s (National Union of…

February 1, 2010 Solon asks CHED, DepEd to probe and prohibit fee impositions Kabataan Party-list Raymond “Mong” Palatino today filed House Resolution No. 1577 directing the House committees on basic education and higher and technical education to direct the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) “to probe and prohibit the…

BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat A youth group said the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is spineless amid reports that 130 tertiary schools across the country will increase tuition by five to ten percent. According to CHED, 30 of these schools come from the National Capital Region, 26 from Calabarzon, 14 from Northern Mindanao, 12…

Following the death of a student leader, the Commission on Higher Education-Region VII said it would monitor student organizations in schools. A CHED official also said he sees nothing wrong with military visiting schools. Youth leaders condemned this saying that the CHED should not allow itself to be used by the military in their campaign…

What is wrong with a P185-million ($3.69-million) financial assistance program for college students? For one, this will be handled by legislators who were chosen on the basis of their political affiliation. For another, the funds are being released a few months before the 2007 elections. BY JHONG DELA CRUZ Bulatlat.com At first glance, the Emergency…