July 29, 2015     Philippines
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Sunday, July 26th, 2015

Aquino’s Final SONA | Education, employment ‘took a turn for the worse’ – youth groups

“The onslaught of commercialization and education deregulation under the Aquino administration has driven not one, but many students to desperation and even death. This is Aquino’s real legacy to the Filipino youth.”

Friday, July 10th, 2015

Senators keen to probe military attacks vs Lumad schools

“If this senate hearing pushes through, it will be a good venue to really talk about the issue and to have all the parties involved to face each other.”

Tuesday, July 7th, 2015

‘Military attacks on schools unabated’ – SOS Network

The indigenous children’s right to education continues to be violated, as government seems to be hindering the operations of alternative schools, instead of recognizing their efforts, said the Save Our Schools Network.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

K to 12 | ‘A huge step backward’ in science, technology devt

Petitioners said the new education curriculum puts to waste future mathematicians, scientists and engineers as it dilutes the school’s special science curriculum.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Lumads camp out at DepEd Davao City

Lumad chiefs say they will not leave until their children are back in school.

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

IPs to DepEd: Don’t close schools we built

“We have been waiting all our lives for the government to build a school in our communities, but now that we are able to build schools with our own perseverance, why do they want to close it?”

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

Protests vs K to 12 mark school opening

“How can the Aquino administration claim that it’s ready for K to 12 when it can’t even provide basic access to schools to millions of children?” Related story: BulatlatAsks #How was your first day of school?

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015

BulatlatAsks #How was your first day of school?

June 1 marks the start of school calendar in public schools in the Philippines. It is also a day of protest for critics of the government’s K to 12 program.

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

4th petition vs K to 12 program filed before Supreme Court

The petitioners asked the Supreme Court to “strike down” the K to 12 law for its violation of the constitutional provisions on the right to education, labor, and economy.

Saturday, May 30th, 2015

Moves to close IP schools insurgency-ops motivated, says group

“The communities, the parents, the students and the school are civilians but they now became the target of the insurgency operations of the government."

Friday, May 29th, 2015

K to 12 mass training | Group denies Cebu school had no aircon

A student Catholic group in the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu city denied that the venue of the K to 12 training where a teacher collapsed had poor ventilation.

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