By Kristine Felisse Mangunay
To “democratize access to quality education” in the country, the Department of Education has increased the number of slots and the subsidies in a program intended for students who want to pursue secondary schooling in private schools.
By Chris V. Panganiban
Provincial officials are sending more scholars to take up medicine courses at the start of classes next month to address the shortage of government physicians treating poor patients at local government hospitals.
Moro teenagers from Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Maguindanao provinces are starting to build big dreams in a school here.
The local government of Taguig City has increased its scholarship fund to an unprecedented P400 million and doubled the value of its education vouchers which student beneficiaries can use to pay tuition in any school of their choice, according to City Hall.
By Julie M. Aurelio
A year after University of the Philippines (UP) Manila freshman Kristel Tejada killed herself over her family’s inability to pay her tuition, her father called the reforms undertaken since then by the university as “band-aid solutions.”