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Solar reading lights, charging station to be given to 10 remote public schools

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Out of so many remote public schools without access to electricity, 10 such public schools will soon receive “solar libraries” to literally bring light to their teachers and students.

Posted: August 19th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

North Cotabato town gives kids drinking problem


A local councilman has crafted a proposal that he says will curb kidney diseases among young people in Mlang town, North Cotabato province.

Posted: July 4th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Disaster drills at public schools nationwide on Wednesday


As the country observes National Disaster Consciousness Month, multi-hazard drills are to be held in public schools nationwide on Wednesday to help the authorities assess schools on various factors that could either render students vulnerable or help ensure their safety in times of disaster.

Posted: July 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

QC public school soon to be renamed ‘Fernando Poe Jr Elementary School’

Payatas Elementary School in Quezon city. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A public school in Quezon City may soon be named after the late movie icon and 2004 presidential candidate Fernando Poe Jr.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Teachers threaten mass leave if salaries not increased

Teachers and education advocates gather at Mendiola Bridge in Manila on June 2 to address the shortages in public education and enact salary increase. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Public school teachers are pressing Congress to approve a bill that would increase their basic salaries even as they reiterated a threat to go on mass leave if their demands go unanswered.

Posted: June 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »