Seven months since Republic Act 10931 was signed by President Duterte, still no Implementing Rules and Regulations.
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A lot and yet, not much
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;…
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This is proof that free education for all is possible and just,”
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“We showed it is possible for iskolars ng bayan to unite.”
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“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.”
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“Free tuition should be enjoyed by all.”
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“It’s discouraging. It’s like scrounging for alms from an institution which should actually provide free education.”
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“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.”