“Across sectors, we stand firm and united in our demand to stop the K to 12 program. Today, we wish to show President Duterte that there is a growing number of youth and students, teachers, parents, and other parts of our society who are looking forward to his actions against the anti-people K to 12 policy.”
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“The election period has highlighted the youth sector’s clamor for free public education up to the tertiary level, a move that can only be achieved by stopping tuition and other fee increases and at the same time, allocating greater state funding for public education institutions, including all state universities and colleges.”
“This is a violation of the right to free secondary education.”
“We will not allow both the Marcoses and the Aquinos to reshape our history…”
A parent of a Manila Science High School student pours her heart out in a protest action against the K to 12 program in front of Supreme Court, Feb 22.
“We hope that the Supreme Court will see the realities that the DepEd refuses to acknowledge, and not become a party to killing the dreams of hundreds of thousands of young Filipinos.”
“More people will join our crusade as there will certainly be catastrophic displacements of college teachers in the thousands and the equally catastrophic dropping out of students who cannot afford private education.”
“The proposed reform will not raise the quality of UP education contrary to what the proponents say. UP has long suffered from dilapidated facilities, high tuition, and exorbitant fees due to lack of state support. What we need is a truly progressive, patriotic and mass-oriented UP education, not more colonial education.”
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“To generate profits, Apec and other similar chains, employ fewer and unqualified teachers and provide facilities which do not comply to standards. What’s quite regrettable in this regard, and almost scandalous, is that the government has waived regulations that exist in the provision of education, to satisfy the business interests of Pearson and Ayala.”
Two months after it was asked to comment on the petitions against K to 12, the Office of the Solicitor General has again asked for an extension.
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