Enrollment period in public schools extended until July 15 – DepEd
MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) has extended the enrollment period for public elementary and high school students for School Year 2020-2021 until July 15, Malacañang said Tuesday.
“Ang mabuting balita po, extended po ang enrollment until July 15,” presidential spokesperson Harry Roque said in an online briefing.
(The good news is that enrollment is extended until July 15.)
Citing data from DepEd Secretary Leonor Briones, Roque said 15,223,315 students who have enrolled in public schools and 672,403 who in private schools.
“Puwede ba po, wag na po natin antayin ang July 15, puwede po ba ngayon pa lang, kapag pupuwede na, i-enroll na natin ang ating mga anak,” Roque appealed to parents.
(Let’s not wait for July 15, let’s enroll our children now.)
“Wag hayaan matigil ang proseso ng edukasyon ng ating anak bagamat may COVID-19,” Roque added.
(Let’s not stop the education of our students even with the COVID-19.)
DepEd earlier said it is considering extending the enrollment period for public schools until July 15.
Classes are set to open on August 24, 2020.
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