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27,000 BATAAN HS STUDENTS GET TABLETS – GARCIA

The provincial government of Bataan distributed nearly 27,000 tablets to junior high school students in public schools as part of its continuing effort to help enhance the quality of education. Governor Albert Garcia, together with Vice Governor Cris Garcia and Schools Division Office (SDO) assistant superintendent Roland Fronda, led the turnover of 26,996 tablets to […]

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SET UP VAX SITES IN SCHOOLS FOR KIDS – GATCHALIAN

Senator Win Gatchalian backs the government’s plan to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites in schools, saying the move would help increase COVID-19 vaccination coverage among minors and open more schools for face-to-face classes. During the President’s Talk to the People, Presidential Adviser for COVID-19 Response Secretary Vince Dizon reported that National Task Force (NTF) Against COVID-19 […]

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ILOILO CITY STUDENTS GET FREE RT-PCR TESTS

The city government of Iloilo is offering free reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests to students who will be required to present a negative result when going back to their school. “Any school that requests for a free RT-PCR test we are giving them for free, at the same time only a few of our […]

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MAKATI GIVE IN-PERSON CLASS STUDES FREE SNEAKERS

The Makati City government started the distribution of apparel to public school students on Monday in preparation for in-person classes hampered by almost two years of restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Makati Mayor Abby Binay led the ceremonial distribution of bags, personalized jackets, raincoats, and Air Binay 4.0 sneakers to pupils of Pio del […]

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3 PANGASINAN STUDENTS BAG FILM AWARDS – BRIONES

Three public high school learners from Alaminos City National High School (ACNHS) were recognized by the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP) during the 6th Film Ambassador’s Night recently at the Manila Metropolitan Theater. Hannah Ragudos, Grade 12, and Brad Khent Cacho, Grade 10, were recognized in the short film category award while Mark […]

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LEARNERS EXCUSED FROM CLASSES ON VAXXING DAY

The Department of Education (DepEd), along with other government agencies and private organizations, expressed their proactive support to the pediatric vaccination during the RESBAKUNA KIDS: Vaccination Rollout for 5-11 years old at SM Megamall. Education Secretary Leonor Briones emphasized that the vaccination drive for children is vital to the gradual reintroduction of face-to-face classes and […]

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LA UNION STUDES URGED: HELP FIGHT HUNGER, POVERTY

“Agriculture is the pillar of our economy.” This was highlighted by Agriculture Secretary William Dar, as he addressed the officials, faculty members, and students at the Don Mariano Marcos Memorial State University (DMMMSU) in Bacnotan, La Union, during his conferment as Doctor of Philosophy in Development Administration (Honoris Causa) recently. “Agriculture and food production activities […]

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MENTAL HEALTH ‘AYUDA’ FOR MOTHERS, STUDENTS URGED

Senator Kiko Pangilinan wants young people, especially students, double-burdened young mothers, and underemployed or laid-off workers, to get mental health treatment as they are shown to be most psychologically impacted by the pandemic. “Malala ang epekto ng pandemya at lockdown sa ating lahat, pero lalo na sa ating mga kabataan. Maraming nakakaramdam ng isolation. Maraming […]

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AGRI PARTY-LIST TO PUSH FOR AGRI SCHOLARSHIP FUND

The AGRI party-list said it will push for the creation of a dedicated scholarship fund in the next administration for deserving students who want to study agriculture or aquaculture to complement the existing free tertiary education law. “Sa ating palagay ay hindi nakukuha ng agriculture, as a field of study, ang suporta na dapat binibigay […]

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FREE TABLETS FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL STUDENTS URGED

Acknowledging that “digital learning is here to stay” even after the country recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic and face-to-face classes resume, an education party-list backed a bill in Congress pushing to provide tablets to all students of public schools and state universities and colleges. “Digital learning is part of the new normal, and it is […]