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News in Pictures: Students protest budget cuts on education

“The education sector will suffer from huge budget cuts while the NTF-ELCAC [National Task Force to End the Local Communist Armed Conflict] enjoys a big allocation, or P10 billion budget for silencing the people’s dissent. Both the offices of Marcos Jr. and Sara Duterte will have bloated confidential and intelligence funds.”

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — A lawmaker has charged that the Benigno Aquino III administration’s proposed budget allocation for education is so meager that it will drive state schools to implement more commercialization schemes, tuition and other increases, and other income-generating activities. During a recent congressional budget deliberation for the proposed allocation…

BAGUIO CITY – With measly budget, Cordillera state universities and colleges plan to increase tuition to P100 per unit and another 20 percent every year thereafter until the tuition rate per unit stands on P300/unit ($7.04). The recently approved proposal by the Cordillera Administrative Region Association of State Universities and Colleges (CARASUC) will take effect…

By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com ILOCOS Sur — As couples around the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, students from Ilocos Sur led by the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP)- Ilocos Sur, Anakbayan- Ilocos Sur and Kabataan Partylist called for a different kind of love. The students gave away hearts with written messages regarding the…

by Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY — Progressive youth organizations in the Cordillera expressed outrage against Department of Budget and Management Secretary Florencio Abad’s statements implying that state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the region are not spending their funds wisely and by pushing SUCs to prioritize partnerships with private corporations to generate funds. An article…