An official of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) on Friday said the agency had been consulting psychologists and currently found no problem conducting surprise drug tests to Grade 4 students.
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“The opening of classes nationwide has been so far smooth,” Malacañang said on Monday, as the country welcomed 27 million students back to school on June 4.
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The office of the undersecretary at the Department of Education (DepEd) is poised to file criminal charges against the perpetrators of a fake Facebook page of the annual “Palarong Pambansa” putting the name of the official in a bad light.
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Days before the start of the annual Brigada Eskwela, the Department of Education (DepEd) has reminded schools not to accept gifts, donations, and sponsorships from companies in the tobacco industry, whether directly or indirectly, or in the guise of corporate social responsibility (CSR) projects.
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The Department of Education is anticipating around 28 million learners trooping back to public and private elementary and secondary schools once the School Year 2018-2019 formally opens.Read more
Decreasing enrollment, malnourished learners, funding constraints, and classroom congestions are among immediate concerns confronting the Department of Education (DepEd) in Eastern Visayas.Read more
Public school teachers, who died due to work-related sickness and injuries, would receive “funeral discount privileges” if Senator Nancy Binay’s bill is enacted into law.
In Senate Bill No. 1670, which she filed on Monday, Binay sought a 20 percent discount on funeral services for families of public school teachers of the Department of Education and the Commission on Higher Education “who died on account of work-related sickness and injuries.”
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The Department of Education (DepEd) has lifted the moratorium on educational field trips with the issuance of new implementing guidelines on the conduct of off-campus activities for all public and private elementary and secondary schools.Read more