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Aquino: Classroom shortage problem solved before 2014


MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino III in his third State of the Nation Address said that he sought to ensure that problems in the education sector in the country would be resolved during his next years in office.

He told the nation that he planned to solve the deficiencies in textbooks, classrooms, chairs and tables.

“Bago matapos ang susunod na taon, ubos na ang minana nating 66,800 na kakulangan sa silid aralan. Ang minana po nating 2,573,212 na backlog sa upuan, tuluyan na rin nating matutugunan bago matapos ang 2012,” he told his audience at the Batasan Pambansa.

He informed the nation that of the 43.61 percent increase in the proposed budget for State Universities and Colleges for 2013 as well as the overall proposed budget for the Department of Education increased to P292.7 billion from 2010′s P177 billion.

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  • http://www.yahoo.com JOSE RIZAL

    “Pangako na naman, O kay tulin ng araw…Pangakong nagdaan, tila ba kung kailan lang.  Ngayon ay SONA dapat niyo ‘kong pasalamatan…SONA naman hambog ko magpakailanman” (Awitin sa himig ng Pasko Na Naman).
    Hahahahaha, Estudyante Blues na lang, His Mediocrity!  Bagay na bagay!  Amusing Philippines! 

  • http://profiles.yahoo.com/u/Q63DUTCNJJKCYNURT4A4C6QZJM marco

    napakahuysa nya na mag pulitika para masabing may mga pangarap sya sa mga maralitang mag aaral….

    GAWIN MO at wag mo sabihin

    • JJF724

      out of 66,800 na kakulangan nang silid aralan…  44,000 na ang nagawa in just two years…  use your commonsense… huwag kang magpakatanga sa buong buhay mo

  • magiting78

    Yahooo ganda na ng ikonomiya ng pinas.. dami n napagawa kalsada, cguro sunod pagagawa riles ng bullet train. Wala na ipapagawa gobyerno..lol

  • Cal_Reznick

    Increasing the budget and throwing money at education is not going to fix education. You have to have a concrete and detailed planned with a direction and it seems by boasting about a increased budget and mocking those who can’t notice an increase just shows that the President is trying to cover up the fact that there is no real plan for Philippine Education.

    I mean if we’re being honest, if you look at FPGMA term she did a lot for education by way of teachers, scholarships, and even in the field of science and engineering. She helped the poor receive proper education and even assisted those receiving higher education. She worked closely with the Philippine Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) to give scholarships that benefited millions over her time. This is all fact, visit the PCUP office in QC if you don’t believe it. They’ll also tell you that the President now has yet to even visit them and their communities.

    Clever words doesn’t add up to fact and it doesn’t translate to action.

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