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PILOT TESTING OF FACE-TO-FACE CLASSES URGED

An education advocacy group has joined the call to conduct the pilot testing of face-to-face classes especially in low-risk areas in the country. “We hope that Pres. Rodrigo Duterte will decide in favor of finally conducting pilot in-person classes in low-risk areas,” Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list president Marie Paz T. Abante […]

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PEACE LAUDS SUSPENSION OF PRIVATE SCHOOLS TAX HIKE

An education advocacy group on Sunday thanked the Bureau of Internal Revenue for stopping the implementation of a controversial regulation that would have increased the amount of income taxes paid by private schools by 150 percent. “Nagpapasalamat tayo sa BIR sa pagsuspinde ng regulasyong ito. At a time when all schools are reeling from the […]

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PEACE HITS SLOW RELEASE OF BAYANIHAN 2 FUNDS

With the ₱141.6-billion Bayanihan 2 stimulus program expiring on June 30, Wednesday, an education advocacy group bemoaned the slow pace of disbursement that has severely impacted the education sector. “The slow disbursement of funds intended to ease the burden of education stakeholders has resulted in missed opportunities. Nakakapanghinayang dahil malaking tulong sana ang Bayanihan 2 […]

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PEACE PARTY-LIST TO HOLD WEBINAR ON NEW SCHOOL YEAR

With the prospect of no face-to-face classes for the next school year still looming, a group advocating for quality education is hosting a webinar featuring Education Secretary Leonor Briones on what the country should expect for the school year 2021-2022. The Philippine Educators Alliance for Community Empowerment (PEACE) Party-list will hold the “SY 2021-2022: What […]