Zubiri vows to oppose tax on books, other learning materials »

Senate Majority Leader Juan Miguel Zubiri on Monday vowed to oppose any proposal that would result in the imposition of tax on books and other reading and learning materials.

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Acer gives PH education a boost »

For Manuel Wong, managing director of Acer Philippines, Inc.,  a computer is not just a tool to make routine tasks easier.

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Education remains gov’t priority, to get biggest budget—Diokno »

Budget Secretary Benjamin Diokno on Friday said the education sector would continue to receive the biggest allocation in the 2019 national budget despite cuts in the proposed share of the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd).

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Senators find funding for college students »

Students who stand to lose financial aid as a result of the P3.2-billion cut in the budget for programs extending them assistance could be covered under the P27-billion Tertiary Education Subsidy (TES) for 2019 of the free college tuition law, senators said on Thursday.

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ACT solon: ‘Return Service’ requirement in free higher education law is baseless »

The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) has agreed to scrap the return service requirement in the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act (UAQTEA) of 2017.

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UP warns vs fake info on new schedule for UPCAT 2019 »

The University of the Philippines (UP) on Tuesday cautioned applicants for the 2019 UP College Admission Test (UPCAT) against fake information proliferating on social media about the new schedule of examinations.   In a Facebook post, the UPCAT-U.P. System said information on social media indicating the dates for the examinations “is not official.” It also […]

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Camarines Sur students forced to transfer to other schools over bag-burning video, photos »

Two students of Bicol Central Academy (BCA) in Camarines Sur province, who posted the videos and photographs of schoolbags being burned by their school administrator on Aug. 17, said they were forced to transfer to other schools after the incident as they were barred from attending their classes so they could comply with their academic requirements.

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