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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and PARTICIA LOURDES VIRAY Bulatlat.com Main story: K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening Related stories: Two years is an added burden – parents Lawmakers expect problems on June 4 school opening MANILA – Part of the preparations of the Department of Education (DepEd) in the implementation of the K…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — The only partylist group representing the youth and students sector in Congress wants graduates-to-be and their parents to be spared from paying for college rings, graduation balls and yearbooks. Simplicity, it said, should be practiced this coming graduation season. “Schools should not add burden to our parents…

The objective of this grand plan is to align the public school system to the need to produce and sell cheap, skilled labor locally and internationally. Will the K+12 program solve the problems confronting Philippine education? What will be its impact on the education system in the country? By BENJIE OLIVEROS Analysis Bulatlat.com Everybody agrees…

Press Release Sept. 28, 2010 Kabataan Partylist Representative Raymond Palatino today questioned the proposal of the Department of Budget and Management to state universities and colleges (SUCs) to avail of the Higher Education Development Fund (HEDF) to augment their meager budget instead of calling for higher state subsidy. In a DBM memo to President Noynoy…

Press Release Sept. 28, 2010 “No matter how you deodorize the K-12 program, the fact that it will aggravate the financial burden of parents and that the Aquino proposed education budget cannot resolve the shortages even under the current 10 year system clearly explains the program’s foolishness.” This was the statement of Ayla Garduce, spokesperson…

BY NOEL SALES BARCELONA Bulatlat.com Posted 6:20 p.m., Aug. 12, 2008 The Confederation for the Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees or Courage has called on Congress to conduct a thorough investigation on the P150-million extra duty allowances or EDA being received by Department of Education (DepEd) executives, saying that their being given these…

The plight of Filipino teachers has been at its worst since Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo assumed the presidency in 2001, according to the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT). Amid the recent surges in the prices of petroleum products and consequently of transport and basic commodities, it is but just to demand for a salary increase, said the…

Teachers trained under Makabayan subjects, who are “not well-equipped with teaching competencies in Math, Science and English,” are being assigned to the controversial Bridge Program, a teacher leader reveals. “Paano magagawa ng Bridge Program ang pagpapahusay sa mga estudyante kung ang mga magtuturo nito ay ibang aralin naman ang itinuturo” (How can the Bridge program…

Education Secretary Edilberto de Jesus admits that shortages in classrooms and teachers throughout the country have increased to 42,641 and 51,319, respectively. Fifty percent of public schools, he said, have no principals at all. Meanwhile, students threaten to walk out on school opening June 21 to protest government neglect. By Ronalyn V. Olea Bulatlat.com The…