Last week, Bulatlat’s very own Martin’s Purrspective came up with a comic strip on how students, mothers, and teachers are faring on the first week of the ongoing distance learning. But what happens when the mother is also a teacher and a lawmaker batting for the rights of Filipino students and teachers?
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“It has happened in Cebu and in General Santos City — it won’t be long before arresting critics for online posts becomes a national policy that could throw us back to the dark days of Marcosian martial rule.”
In its statement, the Svensson Foundation said Castro received the award for her “long-standing struggle to organize teachers and to fight for basic workers’ rights in the Philippines.”
By DEE AYROSO
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT), through its partylist, ACT Teachers garnered two seats in the 17th Congress.
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“I see how these poor students suffer from poverty; many of them have nothing to eat and no money to buy paper. If I leave the country, I would only add to the shortage of thousands of teachers needed to teach these poor students.”