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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“It is heartbreaking when so many young people are denied the right to education simply because it has become out of reach due to the high fees.” – National Union of Students in the Philippines

Sidebar: ‘Commission on Higher Education toothless in regulating tuition, other fees’

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com Main Story: Students slam new round of hikes in tuition, other fees MANILA – Amid the skyrocketing tuition and other fees, youth groups criticized the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) for “being inutile and useless.” Isabelle Therese Baguisi, secretary general of the National Union of Students of the Philippines…

By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com ILOCOS Sur — As couples around the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, students from Ilocos Sur led by the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP)- Ilocos Sur, Anakbayan- Ilocos Sur and Kabataan Partylist called for a different kind of love. The students gave away hearts with written messages regarding the…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
According to the study made by the NUSP, since 2001, the national average tuition rate per unit increased by 94.72 percent. From the average of P257.41 per unit in A.Y. 2001-2002, the average tuition rate almost doubled to P501.22 for A.Y. 2010-2011. Meanwhile, in the National Capital Region where most universities and colleges are located, average tuition rate increased by 102.7 percent.

By Northern Dispatch ?Posted by Bulatlat VIGAN CITY–Around 2,000 students, administration staff, faculty members and other school personnel of the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) joined the protest action against budget cuts beginning December 1. ? “Today, we gather as one to make a strong voice to oppose the threat of stealing the youth’s future…

By Northern Dispatch ?Posted by Bulatlat BAGUIO CITY — The Cordillera youth are disgusted with the Aquino administration’s efforts to white-wash the 1.9B budget cut on state universities and colleges in the 2011 national budget. Now, more and more students, teachers, non-teaching personnel and parents are expressing their support for the student protest actions against…

Students gear up for mobilizations in Congress for the national budget deliberations to protest the scant budget allotted for basic social services and staggering budget cut to State Universities and Colleges (SUCs). In the proposed 2011 National Budget, there will be a 1.7% decline in budget for SUCs. The University of the Philippines (UP) will…