Seven months since Republic Act 10931 was signed by President Duterte, still no Implementing Rules and Regulations.
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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective During the first sixteen months of the Duterte administration, a lot has happened. The battle for the once bustling Islamic City of Marawi that lasted five long months, beginning May 23, 1017 and ended the last week of October, reduced the city to ruins. Buildings, properties, and businesses were destroyed;…
Progressive lawmakers want to realign funds for infrastructure, military and debt service.
This is proof that free education for all is possible and just,”
“We showed it is possible for iskolars ng bayan to unite.”
“We call on iskolars ng bayan to not let up the pressure on the UP administration lest it retracts this decision to stop tuition collection.”
UP has been allocated P376 million to cover the tuition of all students, yet fee collection continues.
“Free tuition should be enjoyed by all.”
“It’s discouraging. It’s like scrounging for alms from an institution which should actually provide free education.”
“We call for the abrogation of neoliberal policies on education, which have turned even public schools into moneymaking ventures in collusion with the World Bank and other foreign entities.”