Youth groups are set to stage walk-outs to protest rising tuition and other fees.
“What greater injustice could there be than to be robbed of one’s youth? To be jailed for one’s beliefs?”
“The proposed reform will not raise the quality of UP education contrary to what the proponents say. UP has long suffered from dilapidated facilities, high tuition, and exorbitant fees due to lack of state support. What we need is a truly progressive, patriotic and mass-oriented UP education, not more colonial education.”
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“To generate profits, Apec and other similar chains, employ fewer and unqualified teachers and provide facilities which do not comply to standards. What’s quite regrettable in this regard, and almost scandalous, is that the government has waived regulations that exist in the provision of education, to satisfy the business interests of Pearson and Ayala.”
“Our protest today symbolizes our disgust for the current rotten system.”
“Our fight for greater state subsidy for education continues.”
MANILA — Members of the progressive youth group Anakbayan massed up in front of the Commission on Elections on Thursday, Oct. 15 and called on candidates filing for their certificates of candidacy (COCs) to stand up on issues that matter to the Filipino people. “Bayan o sarili? (People or self) We call on the candidates…
“Is the AFP trying to play catch-up with the horrid human rights record of the previous administration?”
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.
How ready is the government to implement K to 12’s Senior High School in 2016?
“The illegal imposition of increases in tuition and other school fees continues even without the Ched approval.”