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The proposed bills will help students 'find balance between their academic development and personal growth' and spend time with their families, says the education department
'Hindi mumo, hindi barya, kundi substantial, makatuwiran, at nakabubuhay na suweldo,' says ACT Teachers Representative France Castro
'Panahon na para sa isang Speaker na tunay na makabayan,' says the Makabayan bloc
The Department of Education’s contentious response to Herrera’s exposé, which garnered much attention online, sparks calls for solidarity from fellow teachers
'Be it school opening, graduation period, or vacation time, teachers ache for just compensation,' says Alliance of Concerned Teachers Secretary General Raymond Basilio
The Court of Appeals' 11th Division cites 'infirmities' in the petition of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers
Interior Secretary Eduardo Año, Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde, Metro Manila police chief Guillermo Eleazar, and 19 other cops face complaints
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers and affiliate groups seek a temporary restraining order and for the police memorandum to be declared unconstitutional and void
ACT Teachers Representative France Castro says it's sad how teachers with heavy workloads yet low wages have to experience harassment from the government
Senator Panfilo Lacson says the police – in focusing on these 'rejects' that are likely skilled with firearms and other weapons – 'may be able to solve a lot of crimes, even preempt them'
'The police must acknowledge and recognize that the mere act of profiling already prejudices and discriminates against the members of the concerned groups,' says CHR spokesperson Jacqueline de Guia
The DepEd says it was concerned over reports of two supposed school division offices (SDO) that supported the moves of the police to profile teachers.
(UPDATED) Police may need to monitor 'one or two' members of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers suspected of conspiring to bring down the Duterte administration, says Presidential Spokesperson Salvador Panelo
(UPDATED) Human rights lawyer Romel Bagares points out that 'there is no law saying membership in ACT is a crime'
(UPDATED) Philippine National Police chief Oscar Albayalde says the leakage caused unwanted 'panic' from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers
Representatives from the Alliance of Concerned Teachers along with public school teachers from Manila question the police's moves, saying they haven't done anything wrong
'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan
The education department is considering different solutions to address this perennial problem including the construction of high rise school buildings as well as school communities outside urban centers
UPDATED From factory to health workers from farmers to government employees laborers march under the heat of the sun from Welcome Rotonda to Liwasang Bonifacio protesting for their labor rights
Youth and educators groups says CHED chief Patricia Licuanan s recommendation is meant to limit students aspirations and to produce cheap labor for employers abroad
Members of multi sectoral groups expressed their support for President Rodrigo Duterte but said they would remain vigilant
Rappler looks back on Duterte s campaign promises about education health and environment What do experts advocates and members of civil society think about them?
In 2010 President Benigno Aquino III proposed 10 ways to fix basic education in the country Did he fulfill his campaign promise?
All eyes are on the government as it fully implements the K to 12 program Will learners get the best out of senior high school or will some of them end up leaving formal education as critics predicted?
Alliance of Concerned Teachers Representative Antonio Tinio says teachers for example will get 12 increase while the position of president will get 233
UPDATED A group of teachers argues that the joint exercises cannot be allowed without a treaty ratified by the Senate because it involves bringing in foreign troops into the country
After learning that college workers will possibly lose their jobs more survey respondents want government to defer or altogether scrap the new education program
The 3 day school week won t push through because the idea needs further assessment and study DepEd officials say
The Makabayan bloc says what the spot market operator and 6 generation companies charge Meralco will be passed on to – and burden – consumers
Employees with affected items may opt to either apply for other posts within DepEd or retire from government service with higher than usual benefits
They are asking the High Court to invoke its power to strike down laws and regulations as inconsistent with the 1987 Constitution
The Alliance of Concerned Teachers demands an apology from DepEd Assistant Secretary Jesus Manuel who said teachers tend not to perform without bonuses
Teachers in Davao City are prepared to boycott elections if Comelec and Atty Aimee Ampoloquio do not publicly apologize for calling them forgetful or stupid
The chairperson of the Alliance of Concerned Teachers says teachers deserve P2 000 in additional pay from the P4 000 set by Comelec
The controversial rocket launch which could happen any day between Thursday April 12 and Monday April 16 elicited a wide range of responses from the various sectors