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Over 30 students kicked out of state university for protesting questionable fee

Kabataan Partylist Rep. Terry Ridon filed House Resolution No. 1160 calling on the House Committee on Higher and Technical Education to investigate the incident and hold the Earist administration accountable for “repressing students whose sole crime is to practice their constitutionally-guaranteed rights to free expression, speech, and peaceable assembly.”

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat MANILA — State colleges and universities are a lifeline to Filipino families with meager income but whose students are eager to finish their education. The conventional wisdom is that these institutions are not as rapacious as their private counterparts in increasing tuition and other fees. In fact, state colleges…