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Students from various state and private higher education institutions held a series of protests against another impending round of fee hikes for the coming school year. In the midst of the global financial crisis, students argued that increasing the cost of education will drive them out of schools. BY JEFFREY OCAMPO Contributor Bulatlat Students from…

BY BULATLAT Amid the economic crisis, a legislator called on the the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to provide guidelines to stop any tuition increase for school year 2009-2010. Bayan Muna Representative Teodoro Casiño expressed this to CHED officials at the meeting jointly conducted by the House Committees on Higher and Technical Education and Basic…

BY HANNAH FAITH S. DORMIDO Bulatlat Posted 5:25 p.m., May 15, 2008 Youth groups staged a protest action in front of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to demand an immediate moratorium on tuition increases given the present socio-economic crisis. “Parents are now being forced to choose between sending their children to school or spending…

There is no escaping the University of the Philippines’ (UP) tuition and other fee increases (ToFI) – even for second-degree takers. BY REYNA MAE TABBADA Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 15 May 20-26, 2007 There is no escaping the University of the Philippines’ (UP) tuition and other fee increases (ToFI) – even for second-degree takers. After…