July 04, 2015     Philippines
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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.

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

Cebu teacher dies after fainting during K to 12 training

“The government could not even provide a well-ventilated venue for the training of teachers.”

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

‘Let Lumad schools open’

Some Lumad schools may not be able to start classes on June 1, with soldiers encamped in the area.

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

Within sight | Account of an indigenous rights advocate

By GLADES JANE MAGLUNSOD Bulatlat.com DAVAO CITY — The recognition rites is a very important event for every parent, teacher, and student. It is like a license for one to move on to the next level. The...

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