March 01, 2015     Philippines
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Friday, February 27th, 2015

Manila public school teachers protest controversial division superintendent

From Muntinlupa to Manila, a controversial school superintendent has been met by teachers’ protests.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

Public school teachers hold second sit-down strike

"We open 2015 with a nationally-coordinated sit-down strike today and this struggle for salary increase for teachers and employees will culminate in a nationwide mass leave in June.”

Saturday, February 21st, 2015

#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.”

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

400 universities and colleges propose tuition hikes

“Skyrocketing tuition increase under the guise of ‘development’ actually kills students’ and youth’s right to accessible and quality education.”

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

2014: A year of shrinking chances at education for the Filipino youth

The continued commercialization of education and attacks in schools in the countryside shows how the Aquino administration values the Filipino youth. It doesn’t.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

Education Sec. Luistro fails Lumad chidren

MANILA – Department of Education Secretary Armin Luistro has finally faced the Lumad children and their teachers in a dialogue on Dec. 2, but only to disappoint them. Madella Santiago, spokeswoman of SOS Network, said Sec. Luistro...

Monday, December 1st, 2014

The Lumad school on Pantaron Range

The Salugpungan Ta’tanu Igkanugon Learning Center Inc. (STTILCI) in Davao del Norte – a school borne out of the Lumad’s unity to defend their ancestral land – continues to struggle against militarization.

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

Lumad children to DepEd: ‘Ban soldiers from schools’

“Allowing military presence in educational institutions is tantamount to increasing the risks for children.” – SOS Network

Friday, November 28th, 2014

Student alliance asks Commission on Higher Education to scrap ‘other school fees’

“Most of these fees are questionable, exorbitant, redundant and dubious.” – Rise for Education

Friday, November 21st, 2014

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

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Public school teachers stage sit-down strike, warn of more protests

“Do not push us to the wall because we have no other option but to fight back.”

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