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Monday, September 26th, 2011

Ilocos rally against education budget cut

By ALDWIN QUITASOL Northern Dispatch Reposted by BAGUIO CITY – Students from State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) in Region I join other SUC students nationwide in launching different forms of protest actions against the slashing of the national budget for state colleges. The National Union of Students in the Philippines-North Luzon (NUSP-NL) stated that based

Monday, June 1st, 2009

Students Greet School Opening With Protest Vs Tuition Hikes

By GLAIZA MAY G. MUZONES Bulatlat MANILA — Students from various schools and universities greeted the opening of classes today, June 1, with a protest rally against soaring tuition and school fees. The protesters, alarmed by the...

Saturday, May 30th, 2009

As Cost of Education Rises, Dropout Rates Among Filipino Youths Soar

Tuition in the Philippines has increased by as much as 90 percent. As a result, the dropout rate has worsened...

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Youth Group Says CHED Spineless; 130 Schools to Hike Tuition

BY RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat A youth group said the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is spineless amid reports that 130 tertiary schools across the country will increase tuition by five to ten percent. According to CHED,...

Friday, February 13th, 2009

Issue Guidelines on Tuition Freeze, CHED Told

BY BULATLAT Amid the economic crisis, a legislator called on the the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to provide guidelines to stop any tuition increase for school year 2009-2010. Bayan Muna Representative Teodoro Casiño expressed this to...

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Students Oppose Random Drug Testing in Schools

BY BULATLAT Students voiced out their opposition to the proposed random drug testing in schools. In a statement, the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), the largest alliance of student councils in the country criticized...

Saturday, February 23rd, 2008

Million-Dollar ‘Kickback’ Could Have Paid For Public School Shortages

BY THE EDUCATORS’ FORUM FOR DEVELOPMENT DEMOCRATIC SPACE Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VIII, No. 4, February 24-Marcy 1, 2008 Crisis in the Philippine education sector is deepening as manifested by high dropout rate, deteriorating quality, rising resource...

Saturday, October 13th, 2007

UNP Students Call for Higher State Subsidy

Students from the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) through the initiative of Alliance of Concerned Students-Partido ng Demokratikong Mag-aaral (ACS-PDM), a campus party alliance, are now gearing up for the budget deliberation in Congress this coming November....

Saturday, May 19th, 2007

UP Second-Degree Takers Covered by ToFI but Not by STFAP

There is no escaping the University of the Philippines’ (UP) tuition and other fee increases (ToFI) – even for second-degree takers. BY REYNA MAE TABBADA Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 15 May 20-26, 2007 There is no escaping...

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