IN PHOTOS: First day of classes
MANILA, Philippines - Millions of children across the Philippines trooped to schools Monday, June 3, as the school year 2013-2014 opened.
The Department of Education (DepEd) said an estimated 20.8 million students are expected in public schools alone.
This is also marks the start of the implementation of the K+12 basic education program.
Here are some scenes from the first day of classes.