June 3, 2013 First Day of School According to DepEd

The Philippines Department of Education (DepEd) announces that the June 3, 2013 is the First Day of School in Academic Year 2013-2014. The education department of the country prepares various schools nationwide for the opening of cl(–foul word(s) removed–). DepEd spearheaded Brigada Eskwela last May 20-24, 2013, they also launched Oplan Balik Eskwela and hired … Read more

DepEd Secretary Armin Luistro: Poorest Cabinet Member

The Department of Education (DepEd) Secretary Armin Luistro remained as the poorest Cabinet secretary of the Aquino administration. He remains to have the lowest net worth among the cabinet secretaries. Sec. Luistro has a declared net worth of P550,651.14, lower than his 2011 net worth of P739,006.14. Although he has the lowest net worth, he … Read more

Collection of Graduation Fees Hotline Launched by AkapBata

Graduation fees

The AkapBata Party-list group launched a hotline urging the public to report public elementary and high school officials who are collecting graduation fees from their students. They urged parents and students to report their complaints to their hotline number (02) 437831. The group through their national secretary-general Arlene Brosas stated that they would accept calls … Read more

DepEd Commiting EFA- Hiring of 10,000 Teachers


“A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.” It seems like the Department of Education (DepEd) proved Henry Brooks Adams’ statement. “This new year, we are renewing our commitment to reach all children of school age as part of our intensified efforts towards achieving the Education For All (EFA) commitment,” Education … Read more