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First National Student Handbook on rights and welfare launched

National Youth Commission

Youth organizations, student councils and government agencies, launched the first National Student Handbook (NSH) that aims to educate students about present safeguards for their rights and welfare.

Posted: September 4th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DepEd orders probe into Pangasinan school shooting


Education Secretary Armin Luistro ordered an investigation into Monday’s shooting at the Pangasinan National High School (PNHS), which resulted in the deaths of two teachers and injuries to four others.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

4 killed in Chinese school stabbing spree

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A man stabbed three children and a teacher to death and wounded several others on Monday in a rampage at a Chinese primary school that refused to enroll his daughter, state media said.

Posted: September 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Gov’t to distribute bikes, boats for students in far-flung areas

deped pedals and paddles program

In provinces where villages are far from the city center, Filipino children are forced to walk long distances just to get to school.

Posted: August 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

UN school in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

Palestinian medics run carrying children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, into the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014. Israeli tank shells hit the compound, killing more than a dozen people and wounding dozens more who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says the dead and injured in the school compound were among hundreds of people seeking shelter from heavy fighting in the area (AP Photo/Majed Hamdan)

A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children’s clothing scattered in the courtyard.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »