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Gift of brightness brings hope

Epson’s Gift of Brightness to Tuloy Sa Don Bosco in Alabang is received from the Epson team  by principal Jose Perez (standing, rightmost), Inquirer in Education partner teacher Ryan Lorenzo Singson (fourth from right) and some students. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

In celebration of its 15th anniversary last November, Epson Philippines Corp. launched its Gift of Brightness program, which involved donating a package of their products to selected public primary and secondary schools to help boost education.

Posted: April 15th, 2014 in Headlines,Learning | Read More »

Burglar who stole computer set from public school arrested

pilot drive commonwealth quezon city map

Apparently thinking he could evade arrest, a man who allegedly stole a computer set from a Quezon City public school ditched his loot and fled Thursday night when he realized barangay security men had seen him in the act of stealing.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Kidnapped school principal freed; public pressure helped, say local execs


A kidnapped school principal was freed by her abductors in Sumisip, Basilan, on Thursday afternoon, police said.

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

QC to distribute learner kits

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the distribution of nearly P17.2-million worth of learner’s kits, including IPADs and books, for the use of Grades IV and V pupils in 37 local public schools.

Posted: March 4th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

QC to distribute iPads, books in 37 public schools

Mayor Herbert Bautista  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Quezon City Mayor Herbert Bautista has ordered the distribution of nearly P17.2 million worth of learner’s kits, including iPads and books, for the use of grades IV and V pupils in 37 local public schools.

Posted: March 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

Valenzuela gov’t allots P300M to save slow and non-readers among students


Nine out of 10 Grade 6 pupils in Valenzuela City either have difficulty reading or cannot read at all.

Posted: February 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Q.C. gov’t asked to install security cameras in public schools


The city council has asked the Quezon City government to install closed-circuit television systems in all of the city’s 147 public elementary and secondary schools to discourage vandalism and to ensure their students’ safety.

Posted: February 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro | Read More »

QC dads want CCTVs in public schools


The Quezon City council approved on second reading a measure seeking the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in the city’s 147 public elementary and high schools to deter vandalism and ensure the safety of students.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Teacher kills colleague before committing suicide in Negros town

Pontevedra, Negros Occidental

A public school teacher shot and killed a fellow teacher right before pupils and his colleagues at an elementary school on Monday morning before killing himself, in Pontevedra, Negros Occidental.

Posted: January 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

700 classrooms built by foundation headed by Aquino’s sister

Pinky Aquino-Abellada, Viel and Ballsy. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The construction of 1,000 pre-school classrooms, a project of a foundation headed by President Aquino’s sister, Pinky Aquino-Abellada, is now becoming a reality.

Posted: December 19th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Poor QC students to get basic school supplies yearly under ordinance


The Quezon City Council has passed an ordinance that will ensure that the city’s indigent public school students in day-care centers, elementary and high schools are provided with free uniforms, shoes, bags and other school supplies every school year.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Luistro stops purchases for public schools

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

Education Secretary Armin Luistro has reimposed a moratorium on the purchase of supplementary reading, reference books and other instructional materials, including multimedia and computer software packages, for the public schools.

Posted: September 30th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Dental project launched to benefit public schools

In its commitment to corporate social responsibility, the Juanito I. King Foundation Inc. (JIKFI), the social development arm of the King Group of Companies, launched the “Iwas Gingivitis” project last Aug. 12-14. The launching activities were held at the beneficiary schools in the cities of Mandaue and Cebu and attended by JIKFI executive director Kenneth [...]

Posted: September 25th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
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  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
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  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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