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VOUCHER SYSTEM FOR STUDENTS GETS HOUSE PANEL OK

A proposal to establish a voucher system for poor and academically qualified students in private higher educational institutions (HEIs) and private technical vocational institutions (TVIs) has hurdled committee level at the House of Representatives. The House Committee on Higher and Technical Education, chaired by Baguio City Representative Mark Go, approved a substitute bill to five […]

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DAVAO CITY GIVES 100 TABLETS TO POOR STUDENTS

Poor students and those with siblings in Davao City received tablets from Mayor Sara Duterte who personally distributed the gadgets. Under the “Student Siblings Tablets Sharing Project”, 100 Lenovo tablets were given to students with siblings from Grade 6-Grade 12 and indigents who have not enrolled in other scholarship programs and assistance from the government. […]

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GORDON TO SUCs, SCIENCE HIGH SCHOOLS: PRIORITIZE POOR BUT DESERVING STUDENTS

True to his long-time advocacy of having poor but deserving students being prioritized for admission to the country’s state colleges and universities and science high schools, Senator Dick Gordon slammed the “palakasan” system being practiced in Olongapo City’s Science High School. “I have been hearing reports that most of the students in the Science High […]