Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014
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 has failed to heed their group’s demand especially the revocation of DepEd Memorandum Order 221. The Save Our
Monday, December 1st, 2014
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
“Allowing military presence in educational institutions is tantamount to increasing the risks for children.” – SOS Network
Friday, November 28th, 2014
“Most of these fees are questionable, exorbitant, redundant and dubious.” – Rise for Education
Friday, November 21st, 2014
“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
“Do not push us to the wall because we have no other option but to fight back.”
Thursday, November 13th, 2014
“This is a strike for justice to all teachers and employees. This is a strike against a deaf, blind and insensitive government.”
Tuesday, November 11th, 2014
In Southern Mindanao region alone, the Children's Rehabilitation Center documented at least 41 instances of attacks on both DepEd schools and Lumad community learning centers since 2011.
Saturday, November 8th, 2014
“The soldiers came and burned our school. They said it was a school of the New People’s Army.” – Epoy, 19, a Manobo from Mindanao
Thursday, October 30th, 2014
MANILA – Public school teachers from the Manila Public School Teachers Association and the Alliance of Concerned Teachers held a protest action with a Halloween theme on Thursday, Oct. 30 at the Chino Roces Bridge (former Mendiola...
Wednesday, October 8th, 2014
MANILA – Teachers once again stormed Gate 7 of Malacañang Palace on Monday, Oct. 6 to show their rage over President Benigno S. Aquino III’s callousness on their demand for a salary increase. Despite repeated calls by...