Data culled by Kabataan Partylist showed that most private HEIs earn billions a year and have been listed in the Top 1000 corporations in the Philippines.
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‘Aquino’s farewell gift to youth’ | Groups slam new round of tuition hikes
“If this is President Aquino’s farewell gift to the youth, we reject it just as we reject his calamitous legacy.”
Tertiary education costlier under Aquino, youth groups say
Youth groups are set to stage walk-outs to protest rising tuition and other fees.
PUP students barricade campus to protest proposed tuition hike
PUP students protest proposed P16,000 tuition hike.
#AyokoMagmahal | Students protest impending tuition hikes
“We recognize that achieving quality education is not easy and entails a lot of resources. But, using this as a reason for the yearly increase in tuition fee can be unjust.”
International Students’ Day | Students fight for right to education, democratic rights
“The youth of today should live up to this history of militancy, and continue fighting against anti-student policies such as the continued deregulation and commercialization of education.” – Kabataan partylist Rep. Terry Ridon
Youth groups tag Aquino as ‘tuition hike king’
“Aquino gave the go signal for schools to hike fees; he is the enabler of the deregulated status of education.”
In Fiery Protest, PUP Students Denounce 2,000% Tuition Hike
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Hundreds of students at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines walked out of their classes today to denounce a proposal to increase the school’s tuition by as much as 2,000 percent. The students, nearly a thousand of them, threw armchairs, tables and papers down to the ground floor and set these on fire.
Youth Party Calls for Tuition Hike Freeze, Sole sectoral youth party unveils legislative agenda
Sixty years since Wenceslao Vinzons’ Young Philippines was founded, a new sectoral party has risen to represent the country’s youth in Congress. Anak ng Bayan, the only youth sectoral party accredited by the Comelec, vows to push its electoral agenda on education, campus press freedom, employment and other youth concerns. By EMILY VITAL Bulatlat.com This…