Tags: Department of Education

Slideshow: The dismal state of Quezon City public schools

The school opening last June 4 was greeted by the same problems experienced during the previous school years. It was disastrous as usual. The students were once again greeted by lack of chairs, books, classrooms and most specially teachers. The government’s answer to this perennial problems of shortages and poor quality of the education in…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com ACT Teachers Party-List Representative Antonio L. Tinio has called on the Aquino administration to exhaust all means to ensure the safe release of 14 teachers, students, and school personnel abducted by armed men last April 1 in Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur. On April 1, at least six heavily armed…

Government employees are overworked and underpaid. Their security of tenure is threatened by reengineering and privatization schemes. Worse, they have no right to strike or undertake collective action. But now they are fighting back. By Karl G. Ombion Bulatlat.com Bacolod City – The government is the biggest employer in the country. According to official records,…