21 million troop back to school
(The Philippine Star, 06/04/2012, Rainer Allan Ronda)
The Department of Education (DepEd) is ready to welcome back more than 21 million students as classes in public schools open today for academic year 2012-2013.
DepEd to adopt new system to assess students' level of proficiency
(The Philippine Star, 06/03/2012, Rainer Allan Ronda)
The Department of Education (DepEd) will adopt a new assessment tool using the letter system to assess the level of proficiency of students in public schools
Bill for free high school education through distance learning OK'd
(The Philippine Star, 06/02/2012, Paolo Romero)
A bill seeking to provide equal opportunities to adults and out-of-school youth of high school age to avail of free high school education through distance learning was approved yesterday on third and final reading at the House of Representatives.
DepEd doubles scholarship slots for public school students
(Philippine Daily Inquirer, 05/31/2012, Tarra Quismundo)
The Department of Education has doubled the number of scholarships for deserving public school students to private schools, as part of its efforts to decongest the public schools.
DepEd issues new guidelines on suspension of classes
(Philippine Daily Inquirer, 05/30/2012, Tarra Quismundo)
The Department of Education this week issued comprehensive guidelines on the suspension of classes in public and private schools based on policy Malacañang released in January.