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CHEd, DepEd should provide ‘tuition relief’ for typhoon victims

As enrollment for second semester begins, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), Department of Education (DepEd) and school administrators should provide ‘tuition relief’ for students affected by the recent typhoons and floods and exempt them from tuition payment this semester. This should stop the impending

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Aquino gov’t and minions suffering from ‘liarrhea’

As expected, Malacanang and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) issue lies and cover-up in response to nationwide strikes and protests against meager spending for state universities and colleges (SUCs), education and social services were increased. It seems the Aquino gov’t and its spokespersons

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Iskolars ng Bayan on strike

Thousands of students, faculty and administrators march for higher budget for education, social services   In a “historic show of rage” students, faculty, and administrators from different State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) walked out of their classes, declared a strike and marched to Mendiola today

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Taking us for a ride

It is unfortunate that instead of seizing on the opportunity to really address the problem of oil price hikes and overpricing, President Noynoy Aquino chose to hold a a malicious media spin to try to stop the transport strike, put strike leader PISTON in a

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Privatizing basic education

A few days ago, Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro proposed a concept for private-run public schools under private-public partnership (PPP) for education wherein running and funding schools will be left to “corporate foundations, nongovernment organizations and civil society.” This sell-out proposal is dangerous for the basic