DepEd prepares to rebuild schools ruined by war

Education Secretary Leonor Briones is expecting the number of displaced students returning to Marawi City once the conflict there ends will be lower as the Lanao del Sur provincial capital rises from the ruins of war.

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Anti-drug info drive goes ‘anime-style’ comics for younger generation

Anti-drug info drive goes 'anime-style' comics for younger generation

Education Secretary Leonor Briones has expressed support to the efforts of a youth group to teach the younger generation of the perils of illegal drugs in a way that they can clearly comprehend—anime comics format.

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Poe wants gov’t to expand school-based feeding program in 2018

Poe wants gov’t to expand school-based feeding program in 2018

Sen. Grace Poe has called on the government to support the expansion of the school-based feeding program (SBFP) to cover more beneficiaries and address malnutrition, which “still plagues Filipino students.”

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DepEd honors teachers

The Department of Education (DepEd) enjoined the public in commemorating the National Teachers’ Month (NTM), which started on September 5 and will culminate in a grand celebration of the National Teachers’ Day (NTD) and World Teachers’ Day (WTD) on October 5.

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Gov’t to spend P35-B for 100,000 new teachers, cops, firemen — Recto

Gov't to spend P35-B for 100,000 new teachers, cops, firemen — Recto

The government will spend almost P35 billion in first year salaries alone of at least 100,000 new personnel — mostly teachers, policemen and firemen — next year, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said on Sunday.

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P3B budget for electricity to bring public schools ‘out of dark ages’–Recto

The proposed budget to bring electricity to public schools will jump to almost P3 billion next year, a crucial step in bringing an estimated 7,413 schools “out of the dark ages,” Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said on Sunday.

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Senator takes custody of Kian’s family, witnesses to killing

Senator takes custody of Kian’s family, witnesses to killing

Minority senators rallied behind a snowballing move to seek justice for Kian Lloyd de los Santos, the 17-year-old killed by the police last week, claiming he was a drug runner.

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7 things you should know about random drug testing in schools

7 things you should know about random drug testing in schools

The Department of Education (DepEd) has issued guidelines in conducting random drug testing among students in public and private secondary high schools. Here are the seven most important things you have to know.

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Peace education pushed in curriculum

A Maranao educator has urged the country’s education officials to make the rebuilding effort in Marawi an opportunity to revisit the school curriculum.

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