By DEE AYROSO
Tags: Leonor Briones
Protesters hound Education secretary Leonor Briones as she refuses to acknowledge the Lumad schools issues.
Lumad students and their teachers are still camped out at the Department of Education central office in Pasig City.
“It’s one of our initiatives to ensure that children continue to learn while demanding immediate action from the government.”
“We will have an election budget filled with lump sums and one that does not adequately address social development.” – Leonor Briones, former national treasurer
“Ang pork barrel ay isa lamang biik, ang dapat na mawala ay ang inahin kasi kung hindi…manganganak lang ito ng manganganak [The congressional pork barrel fund could be compared to a mere piglet, but the President’s fund is the sow that will keep giving birth to offspring].” – Leonor Briones, former national treasurer