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1M gov’t scholars in private schools

Education Secretary Armin Luistro. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: June 22nd, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Nation,Nation | Read More »

Agusan del Sur to expand scholarships for medicine students


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.

Posted: May 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Moro teens try luck abroad via scholarships

Moro teenagers from Basilan, Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Maguindanao provinces are starting to build big dreams in a school here.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Taguig ups scholarship fund to P400M


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.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UP reforms still ‘band-aid,’ says Kristel dad; march set

The Oblation: A symbol of UP’s aspirations for academic excellence and also a rallying point for student activism  MARIANNE BERMUDEZ

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.”

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »