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Colonial mindset, nay sell out, knows no boundaries * Latest Posts Bulatlat Perspective Commentary 

Colonial mindset, nay sell out, knows no boundaries

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective There seems to be no limits to the depths those who are selling the Filipino people’s sovereignty, identity, and soul would go. Economically, the Aquino government tried to push for amendments to the 1987 Constitution to remove all restrictions to foreign capital and investments. As it is, the government has already gone around these restrictions with the liberalization of the mining industry since the Mining Act of 1995. In 2014, the Aquino government liberalized the banking sector, allowing the entry and full operations of foreign…

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The costs of the Aquino government’s K to 12 program * Latest Posts Education Other Stories Special Reports Youth 

The costs of the Aquino government’s K to 12 program

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Being touted as the main education reform program of the Aquino government, the K to 12 program is already in its second phase of implementation. How did it impact on the country’s deteriorating public school system? Last June 2012, the Department of Education implemented the first phase of the K to 12 program to grades one and seven or first year high school. Before the school opening, news reports reveal the lack of preparation for the program’s implementation in terms of teachers’…

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K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening * Latest Posts Education Top Stories 

K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“The Aquino government has yet to present a convincing program to remedy the existing shortages in the education sector. How can basic education qualitatively function amid these dire shortages?” – Rep. Raymond Palatino

Other stories: Two years is an added burden – parents

Rushed trainings, lack of materials mar implementation of K to 12

Lawmakers expect problems on June 4 school opening

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Two years is an added burden –  parents * Latest Posts Education OFWs & Migration - Front Other Stories Youth 

Two years is an added burden – parents

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL and IGAL JADA SAN ANDRES Bulatlat.com Main story: K+12, worsening shortages to greet school opening Related stories: Rushed trainings, lack of materials mar implementation of K to 12 Lawmakers expect problems on June 4 school opening MANILA – If there is someone who worries about the implementation of the K to 12 program – it’s the parents. The addition of two years to basic education does not sit well with the parents especially those who work hard just to send their children to school. According…

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