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‘Big four’ universities to start school in August »

The country's top universities aren't partaking just yet in the annual hurly-burly usually accompanying the opening of classes in June.

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DepEd, PNP: First-day classes safe, secure, orderly »

With thousands of policemen posted in strategic areas, Monday’s opening of classes in public schools was generally peaceful with no untoward incidents reported among students flocking back to classes. This was the assessment of the Philippine National Police on the first day of classes in most public schools in the country. “The opening was generally […]

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Gov’t urged to address classroom shortage first »

K-12? HOW about addressing classroom shortages first? This was the position of a coalition of parents and teachers at the opening of classes in public elementary and high schools on Monday. The group held a signature drive in front of Batasan Hills National High School in Quezon City to call for the suspension of the […]

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Celebs recall campus mischief »

What would campus life be without a little mischief? It’s the best antidote to boredom. And those folies de jeunesse always stand out in our memory when we recall our student days. We are all free to do something foolish, at least once. But some of us are repeat offenders. I plead guilty as charged!

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Number of out-of-school children drops to 1.2M »

The number of out-of-school children in the country dropped to 1.2 million or 1.7 million less than the 2.9 million in 2008.

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PNP help desks in schools to remain until situation stabilizes »

POLICE assistance desks (PADs) near schools will remain in place for the first weeks of school opening nationwide, the Philippine National Police said Monday.

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Luistro leads school opening in Sarangani town in Davao Occidental »

Education Secretary Armin Luistro spent the opening of classes Monday by welcoming students of schools on two islands in Davao Occidental. Luistro was welcomed by about 200 students in Mabila Elementary School in Sarangani town where he led the flag-raising ceremony. According to the Department of Education (DepEd), majority of students of the school were […]

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Catholic schools’ group: Students’ safety our top concern »

Amid renewed fears of a possible major earthquake in Metro Manila, an official of the Catholic Educational Association of the Philippines (CEAP) has said that schools under the organization were generally compliant with safety infrastructure standards. “The security and safety of our students are primary issues for our schools, whether they straddle the fault line […]

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